Members of Qatari ruling family kidnapped in Iraq while hunting

December 17, 2015 7:09 am 

BAGHDAD, Dec. 16 — There are members of Qatar’s ruling family among the Qatari hunters who were kidnapped in Iraq, according to a source in the Iraqi police.

An undetermined number of Qatar’s ruling family has been kidnapped while hunting with falcons in the Najaf Desert, a source in the Iraqi police told Sputnik on Wednesday.

On Tuesday night, a group of armed individuals dressed in military uniforms kidnapped 16 Qataris.

“Among the Qatari hunters abducted last night by armed militants were members of Qatar’s ruling family,” the source said.

The source said that the ruling family arrived in Iraq two weeks ago.

“They come to Iraq every year in December and stay there for 30 days to hunt,” the source said. (PNA/Sputnik)

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