BAGDAD (QHA) -

September 2, 2015. 16 Turkish construction workers have been kidnapped by unidentified uniformed individuals early this morning, the Turkish authorities report.

The kidnapping took place on a construction site in eastern Bagdad.

“We are in close contact with the Iraqi Interior Ministry and hoping for a peaceful resolution of the incident”, said Numan Kurtulmus, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey.

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