6 captives freed in Diala.
DIALA, July6 (VOI) - Six captives were set free by their abductors in Diala province on Sunday, a security source said.
C[pounds sterling]Six kidnapped persons from Asakra tribe in Khanqeen town, 155 north-east Baquba, were released after negotiations between the captivesCO families and armed groups believed to be loyal to al-Qaeda network in Iraq,C[yen] a Diala security source, who requested anonymity, told Aswat al-Iraq-Voices of Iraq(VOI).
The source noted C[pounds sterling]unknown gunmen had abducted the six persons while they were attending funeral ceremonies of their relative in the districtC[yen].
Baquba, the capital city of Diala province, where mixed populations of Shiite and Sunni Arabs, Kurds and Turkomans live, lies 57 km north-east Baghdad
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|Date:||Jul 6, 2008|
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