Swede and Dane Kidnapped in Somalia

A Swede and a Dane have been kidnapped in Somalia.

The Swedish Rescue Services has confirmed for Swedish Radio News that the two, who were working with landmine removal, have been taken captive by Islamist rebels. 

Six mine removal experts are employed by the Swedish Rescue Services in Somalia. The Swede and the Dane are reported to have been been carried off in connection with an attack Saturday morning on the city of Hudur, around 400 kilometers northwest of the capital Mogadishu.