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Americans seized in Iraq convoy hijack - Sydney Morning Herald
Populux | November 17, 2006 at 02:06 pmby
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Email Print Normal font Large font British and US forces hunted four kidnapped Americans and an Austrian in southern Iraq, a day after the truck convoy they were guarding was hijacked at a fake security checkpoint near the Kuwaiti border. The foreigners' Kuwaiti employers and police sources could not confirm media reports the 25-year-old Austrian former soldier had been killed in a rescue operation. They said there appeared to be confusion with a separate incident in the same area. The British ...