Unknown gunmen kidnapped Aziziya district’s mayor Jamal Al-Tayf from in front of his house on Saturday’s dawn, a security source reported.

Meanwhile, the social council in Wershiffana said on Facebook that the news of the abduction is true, adding that there had been found blood in the house of the mayor after the kidnap took place.

The council also added that the mayor received threat messages on his mobile phone, slamming security authorities for lack of protection.