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Gunmen Kidnp French Woman In The Capital Of Yemen

National Yemen

A French woman working in Yemen was kidnapped on Tuesday morning .The French woman works for an international organisation in Sanaa, France’s foreign ministry said, urging all French citizens “to leave the country as fast as possible”.

Western nations including Britain, France and the United States closed their embassies in Yemen this month and urged their citizens to leave over security concerns.

President Francois Hollande called for the woman to be released “as soon as possible”, saying she was a 30-year-old working with the World Bank.

A Yemeni security source said gunmen seized the woman and her local guide while they were riding in a taxi in the centre of the capital.