Irish journalist kidnapped in Iraq

Rory Carroll, a former Irish News journalist who now writes for the Guardian and is a native of Blackrock, Co Dublin was kidnapped in Iraq this morning. He was the African correspondent until earlier this year when he began posting from Iraq. He filed yesterday in anticipation of today’s trial of Sadam.

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