Gunmen kidnap western foreigner in central Somalia

By REUTERS
January 21, 2012 16:11

MOGADISHU - Gunmen have kidnapped a western foreigner in central Somalia's Galmudug region, local government and military officials said on Saturday.

"Gunmen kidnapped the foreigner and we understand they took him to Hobyo," Abshir Dini, interior minister of the semi-autonomous region, told Reuters, referring to a coastal town that is a known pirate base.


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