Terrorists kidnap senior U.S. Army officer from home in Italy

WASHINGTON -- Terrorists today kidnapped a senior U.S. Army officer attached to a NATO headquarters in Verona, Italy, the Pentagon said.

Brig. Gen. James Lee Dozier, 50, of Arcadia, Fla., was taken from his apartment in Verona and 'carried away' by unidentified terrorists at 12:30 p.m. EST, a Pentagon spokesman said.


Dozier's wife, Judith, was left in the apartment, the spokesman said.

Few details of the kidnaping were available immediately and there was no indication whether Dozier or his wife was injured.

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