French woman Kidnapped in Kenya

French woman Kidnapped in Kenya

Lamu : Kenya | Oct 01, 2011 at 1:50 AM PDT
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A French woman was abducted by an armed gang in the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya.

The woman, believed to be disabled, was staying in a rented cottage Kitau Ras, near the island of Lamu.

Several witnesses claimed they heard gunshots coming from the other side of the coast when the victim took a motorboat.

So far, the Kenyan police has issued no comment of the event, which comes three weeks after a British couple was attacked in Kiwayu (further north of that country).

According to BBC correspondents, the latest kidnapping took place in a much less remote, so it could hurt the tourism industry of Lamu.

karasiwo is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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