American Kidnapped In Nablus

An American has been kidnapped by Ansar Al-Sunna in the West Bank city of Nablus:

Ynetnews—Palestinian security officials are verifying claims made by an extremist Islamic group that it kidnapped an American youth in the West Bank city of Nablus, officials said Wednesday.

A fax sent to the Reuters news agency by Ansar A-Sunna, a group affiliated with al-Qaeda in Iraq, shows a copy of an American citizens’ passport and a copy of his entry visa to Israel. …

 

(Update 10/11/2006 8:19pm): American Michael Leighton Phillips has been freed after gunmen from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades stormed the apartment where he was being held.

Source: Ynetnews

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