South Africans abducted in Iraq

Four South Africans have been abducted in Iraq, the department of foreign affairs said yesterday.

Four South Africans have been abducted in Iraq, the department of foreign affairs said yesterday.

Spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa said the four were abducted in what was believed to have been a bogus roadblock near Baghdad on Sunday.

"The four were part of a convoy of four vehicles which included Iraqis. Five Iraqis were also abducted."

The four are employees of Safe Net security service, a sub-contractor for the US department of defence, Mamoepa said. - Sapa

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