Saturday, August 1, 2009

Why you should have a GPS phone: Three Americans detained in Iran for crossing border

Three Americans were detained in Iran for crossing the Kurdistan border into Iran "without permission" on July 31, 2009. The group of three, two men and a woman, were hiking in the northern Iraq region when the crossed the border.

Officials from the Kurdish Regional Government stated that the group called a friend and said they had been surrounded by an armed man. 1

Totally scary- Two men and a woman were detained in Iran after crossing the border from the Kurdistan region. Another person was left behind because he didn't feel well. The three were surrounded by an armed person and the group called the lucky one who stayed behind.

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