Dutch aid worker kidnapped in Somalia

Two aid workers, one Dutch and one Belgian, working for medical charity Doctors Without Borders have been kidnapped in Somalia.

News agency ANP reports that the two were abducted by armed men in the area of Bakool, some 200km north west of the capital Mogadishu.
According to Reuters news agency, the kidnappers are demanding a ransom of $1m.
Kidnappings of foreign aid workers and journalists by ransom-seeking armed groups are frequent in conflict-wracked Somalia, AFP said.
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