News Brief 12/21/2011, Kislev 25, 5772
5 Iranian Technicians Kidnapped in Syria
Five Iranian technicians have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in the central Syrian city of Homs. The technicians, who are all electrical engineers, were part of a group of eight who were abducted while working on the city's power plant.
It is not clear who was behind the kidnappings, nor did the the semi-official Iranian Press TV news agency say when the kidnapping occurred, or quote a source for the information.