Two UN Mine Action Program Staff Abducted/Released in Somalia
29/06/08 08:44 Filed in: Security Incident
Somali gunmen seized then quickly released two Scandinavian UN Mine Action Program staff over the weekend. The gunmen kidnapped the pair and a local IMC translator when they stormed the IMC compound in Hudur, Somalia.
Noefolk Nelson and Ulf Felink were released on Saturday hours after they taken. A Somali translator was also released.
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