Two Sistani Representatives Kidnapped in Basra
February 5, 2008 §
Aswat al-Iraq reports (via the Shi’a news network al-Tariq ila Karbala) that two Sistani representatives were kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Basra. Their kidnappers have demanded $100, 000 for their release. British troops withdrew from Basra in September 2007.