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Gunmen kidnap two Westerners working for UN in Yemen-police source

Source: Reuters - Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:17 GMT
Author: Reuters
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SANAA, March 25 (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped two Western nationals working at the United Nations office in Yemen's capital Sanaa, a local police source said on Tuesday, without giving more details.

Kidnapping is common in Yemen, where the government faces an insurgency from Islamists linked to al Qaeda, a southern separatist movement and fighting in the country's north, as well as sporadic conflicts with armed tribes. (Reporting By Mohammed Ghobari; Writing by Angus McDowall; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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