A U.S. solider shows a picture of Ali Mussa Daqduq (L) during a news conference at the heavily fortified Green Zone area in Baghdad July 2, 2007. REUTERS/Wathiq Khuzaie/Pool
Iraq releases suspected Hezbollah operative Ali Mussa Daqduq
Posted : Friday, 16 November 2012 08:37AM
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities on Friday released suspected Hezbollah operative Ali Mussa Daqduq who was accused of killing American troops, his lawyer said, adding he had made his way to Lebanon.
"There was no reason for his detention. last night the decision was made to release him. He is out now and arrived in Beirut two hours ago," Abdulalmehdi al-Mutairi told Reuters by phone.
(Reporting by Suadad al-Salhy; Writing by Isabel Coles; Editing by Alison Williams)
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