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Baghdad Airport security director allegedly abducted

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Baghdad International Airport Security Director Hussein Ali Hussein was reported missing under mysterious circumstances on Tuesday, according to Al Arabiya and Al Hadath sources.

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Based on preliminary information, Hussein was reportedly abducted by an armed militia inside Baghdad, the sources revealed, adding that the “relevant authorities” were searching for him.

Iraq has witnessed a wave of kidnappings in recent years that targeted activists who participated in the protests which erupted in 2019. Pro-Iranian militias have often been accused of carrying out such abductions.

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