Iraqi Insurgents Kidnap Contractor Amid Attacks Iraqi insurgents kidnap a Western contractor, identified as Australian Douglas Wood, amid an upsurge of violence in Iraq. Two bombs explode in Baghdad Monday morning. More than 100 people, including 11 U.S. soldiers, have been killed in the last four days.
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Iraqi Insurgents Kidnap Contractor Amid Attacks

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Iraqi Insurgents Kidnap Contractor Amid Attacks

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Iraqi insurgents kidnap a Western contractor, identified as Australian Douglas Wood, amid an upsurge of violence in Iraq. Two bombs explode in Baghdad Monday morning. One hit a busy shopping district; the other targeted a top security official.

More than 100 people, including 11 U.S. soldiers, have been killed over the last four days.