7 February 2013

Kenya: Family of Abductees Appeals to Alshabaab

Photo: Stuart Price
Weapons seized from suspected Al Shabaab members (file photo): Families of Kenyans abducted by Al-Shabaab are appealing to the government to help bring them back safely.

The families of the two Kenyans abducted by Alshabaab last year are appealing to the group to release them unconditionally and not to kill them on the 14th of this month as threatened. Edward Yessen father to one of the abductees also wants the government to intervene.

Military spokesperson Cyrus Oguna says they are still pursuing the abductors.

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