(ANSA) – ROME, DECEMBER 29 – An Italian girl who was briefly kidnapped by al-Shabaab terrorists at a pretend checkpoint close to the city of Witu on the Kenyan coast about 250 km from the border with Somalia was freed by Kenyan police after her quick keep. -lived abduction final Thursday.
The unnamed girl, who additionally holds a US passport, was taken by the militants, who had been disguised as Kenyan military troopers, The Star reported.
The Al-Shabaab terrorists fled after a short firefight with Kenyan police, ANSA discovered.
The Italian Embassy in Nairobi stored a detailed eye on the case in shut contact with the International Ministry’s Disaster Unit in Rome and provided the girl help by the Honorary Consul in Malindi, Ivan Del Prete. (TEND).