In this Wednesday, March 9, 2011 photo Veronika Abu Sisi, 32 speaks to the Associated Press at an Islamic community center in Kiev, Ukraine. The Ukrainian wife of a Palestinian engineer is accusing Israel's secret intelligence service of kidnapping her husband from a commuter train in central Ukraine and placing him in custody in Israel.
Photo by AP
Ukraine is investigating the mysterious disappearance from a train last month of a Palestinian engineer whose wife claims he was abducted by Israel's secret service, an official said Thursday. Ukraine's interior ministry said it had received a request from the wife of Dirar Abu Seesi "to establish the whereabouts of her husband who disappeared in unknown circumstances," ministry spokesman Sergiy Burlakov said. He told that Abu Seesi, an engineer, was reported to have disappeared on the night of February 18-19 on the train between Kiev and the northern city of Kharkiv. Read more