Two Western aid workers kidnapped in Somalia, officials say

By REUTERS
October 25, 2011 16:41

 
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MOGADISHU - Somali gunmen kidnapped two Western aid workers in northern Somalia on Tuesday, the second capture of aid workers working in the region this month, Somali officials said.

Abdullahi Salad, the transport minister in the northern region of Galmudug, told Reuters the two workers were taken in the southern part of Galkayo on Monday afternoon.

Aid sources said one Danish citizen and one American citizen working for Danish Demining Group had been kidnapped.

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