The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has received a report that unspecified militia leaders have discussed plans for kidnapping U.S. citizens attending the 45th Baghdad International Fair, scheduled for November 10-19, 2018.
The militia leadersí discussion included concealment techniques and ways of connecting the kidnappings to other entities with whom the militias possibly disagree with politically.* The Embassy has no further information regarding the timing, target, or method of any planned actions.
The Embassy goes on the advise people to avoid the Baghdad International Fair.
(Source: U.S. Embassy in Baghdad)


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