Alleged Hassan kidnapper to go on trial in Iraq

An alleged member of the gang that kidnapped and murdered Irish-born aid worker Margaret Hassan is due to go on trial in Iraq today.

An alleged member of the gang that kidnapped and murdered Irish-born aid worker Margaret Hassan is due to go on trial in Iraq today.

The 59-year-old director of the British aid agency Care International was kidnapped while on her way to work in Baghdad in October 2004.

She was shot dead just under a month later, but her remains have never been found.

An Iraqi man who allegedly tried to secure money from her family in return for taking them to her body is due to face trial today.

Ms Hassan was married to an Iraqi man and had lived in Iraq for 30 years.

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