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Two journalists working for CBS News in Basra, Iraq are missing.

A Statement from CBS reads “All efforts are under way to find them and until we learn more details, CBS News requests that others do not speculate on the identities of those involved.

CBS News has been in touch with the families and asks that their privacy be respected.”

One of the journalist is reportedly British. A spokeswoman from the Foreign Office in London said: “We are aware of reports of a western national missing in Basra and we are urgently looking into it.”

Update on Tuesday 12 February 2008