Four foreign aid workers rescued in Somalia, military says

ByREUTERS
July 2, 2012 09:32

MOGADISHU - Somali government troops have rescued four foreign aid workers held hostage inside Somalia, three days after they were were kidnapped from a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya, a Somali military commander said on Monday.

"Our forces have rescued the four aid workers kidnapped from Kenya in an overnight rescue operation," Colonel Abdullahi Moalim told Reuters.



"They are healthy and unhurt," he said.

The four were staff of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The NRC declined to comment but said it would be holding a news conference within an hour.

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