이라크 올림픽위원회의 아흐메드 알-하지야 위원장과 위원회 직원 30여 명이 수도, 바그다드 시내 사무실에서 이라크 육군복장으로 위장한 무장자들에 의해 납치됐다고 이라크 경찰이 밝혔습니다.

무장자들은 15일, 이라크 올림픽위원회 사무실에 난입해 위원장 등을 납치해갔으나 상세한 과정은 알려지지 않고 있습니다.

Police in Iraq say gunmen wearing army uniforms have abducted the head of Iraq's Olympic Committee along with more than 30 other sports officials.

Authorities say gunmen kidnapped Olympic Committee Chief
Ahmed al-Hadjiya and other workers after storming their offices in Baghdad today (Saturday)

Further details are not immediately available.

The U.S. military said a coalition soldier was killed today when the vehicle he was riding in struck a roadside bomb near Sadr City in northeast Baghdad.

In another part of the capital, authorities say at least two people were killed and several others wounded in clashes.