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Action group formed to investigate abducting of Iraqi journalist

Iraqi commander Saad Moen
The Baghdad Operations Command decided on Tuesday to form a joint action group to investigate the kidnapping of Iraqi Journalist Afrah Shawqi.

In a statement, Spokesman for the Command Brigadier General Saad Moen said Iraqi security bodies and intelligence services will be involved in the probe.

The investigation results will be announced soon, he added, calling on all Iraqis to provide the security bodies with any information on the incident. 

Afrah Shawqi, a reporter for al-Aalem al-Jadeed online newspaper, was kidnapped by an unknown armed group from her residence in Saydiya, Baghdad earlier in the day.