Swedish politician wounded in Somali kidnap attempt




 
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Swedish politician wounded in Somali kidnap attempt
 
August 21st, 2013  
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Swedish politician wounded in Somali kidnap attempt
By Abdalle Ahmed MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali gunmen tried to kidnap a Swedish opposition politician on Wednesday in an ambush in which she and another woman were wounded and two men were killed, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. However, al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants have kept up guerrilla-style attacks and kidnappings in the city despite being largely pushed out by Somali and African forces two years ago. ...

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