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Friday, September 24, 2004

UK Muslims on mercy mission


A team from the Muslim Council of Britain will tonight head for Baghdad to make a last-ditch plea to Islamic militants to spare the life of British hostage Ken Bigley.

The organisation confirmed that Dr Daud Abdullah and Dr Musharraf Hussain are to travel to Iraq to talk to religious leaders and urge the community to put pressure on the 62-year-old's captors.

Iqbal Sacranie, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain, said: "We appeal to the group that is holding Ken Bigley to release him without delay and without harm.

"He is an elderly man and he is due to become a grandfather soon.

"Be merciful. Our religion Islam does not allow us to harm the innocent.

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