France says Frenchwoman kidnapped in Central African Republic

January 19, 2015 22:42

PARIS - A French charity worker was abducted in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, on Monday, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The 67-year-old woman was working for a charity providing health and education support to Central African villages, the ministry said.

The French ambassador in Bangui is in contact with the archbishop's office in the city, which has started negotiations with the captors, it said.

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