Report: New group responsible for Fox kidnappings

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 23, 2006 16:13

 
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A previously unheard-of Palestinian group, the Holy Jihad Brigades, claimed responsibility on Wednesday for kidnapping a Fox News cameraman and correspondent, Al-Jazeera satellite TV reported. American correspondent Steve Centanni, 60, and cameraman Olaf Wiig, 36, of New Zealand were kidnapped August 14 from their TV van near the Palestinian security services headquarters in Gaza City. Although Palestinian terrorist groups have often seized foreigners, including members of the media, this is the longest any have been held.

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