Yemen: Gunmen kill German guard and kidnap Sierra Leonian UNICEF worker in Sana’a

Posted on October 8, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Kidnapped, Expatriate Killed, Middle East reports that gunmen shot dead the German ambassador’s bodyguard in Sana’a yesterday as others kidnapped a Sierra Leonean working for the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), sources said. Gunmen in a vehicle opened fire at the bodyguard as he was leaving a store in the southern Hada district, where foreign embassies are located, a security official and witnesses said. An earlier report said the ambassador herself had been the target of a failed kidnap attempt. However, a foreign ministry spokesman said that Ambassador Carola Mueller-Holtkemper “is currently outside the country”. Read article

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