Italian embassy staffer kidnapped in Yemen

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped an Italian embassy security agent in Yemen's capital Sanaa, a Western diplomat and a Yemeni security official said, according to Al Jazeera.

The man was taken hostage from a street close to the mission in Hadda neighborhood in southwestern Sanaa, the diplomat said on Sunday requesting anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

A security official in Sanaa confirmed to the AFP news agency that an Italian man was kidnapped and taken to an unknown destination. Police were working to identify and track the kidnappers, he said.

30.07.2012, 12:04

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