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40 Indian Construction Workers Kidnapped in Iraq

Forty Indian construction workers have been kidnapped in Iraq's second largest city of Mosul, which fell to Sunni insurgents last week, India's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.   The identity of the kidnappers and the whereabouts of the workers are unknown, foreign ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin told a news briefing. No ransom demand has been received.   Islamist militants have long considered India a target. A recent al-Qaida video called on Indian Muslims to...

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