Saudi family robbed by armed gang while traveling in South Africa

Posted on August 11, 2013 • Filed under: South Africa, Tourists Robbed reports that an armed gang robbed a five-member Saudi family that was headed to a zoo while touring South Africa, the Saudi mission in Johannesburg has said. The family, a mother and four children, was surprised to find out that the driver took a different path. Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to South Africa, Abdullah Al-Madi, said the family had arrived at Johannesburg Airport and were driven to a hotel in the city. The armed gang robbed the family of their luggage and about $1,500. They were held, but later freed, the envoy said. Read article

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