US seeks three Americans missing in Iraq

A general view taken from a helicopter shows the Baghdad clock tower in Harthiya Sqaure in the west of the Iraqi capital on September 10, 2014US and local authorities are searching for three American citizens who were reportedly kidnapped in Baghdad, officials from the two countries said on Sunday. Kidnappings are a major problem in Baghdad and other parts of the country and most frequently target Iraqis, but Qatari and Turkish citizens have also been seized in recent months. “We are aware of reports that American citizens are missing in Iraq,” US State Department spokesman John Kirby said.

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