Monday, December 11, 2006

2 AU staff kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur

Dec 11 2006 Reuters report - excerpt:
Armed men kidnapped two African Union military personnel in Sudan, the AU said on Monday.

"The force commander of the African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS) is utterly dismayed at the hijacking yesterday...of an AMIS vehicle together with two military personnel by unidentified armed men," the AU said in a statement.

The AU called on the kidnappers to release the two and their vehicle immediately and unconditionally.

No more details were immediately available.

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