Yemeni police and people gather at the scene where the bodyguard of Germany's ambassador to Yemen was killed during an attempt to kidnap the ambassador as she came out of a store in Sanaa on October 6, 2013
Yemeni police and people gather at the scene where the bodyguard of Germany's ambassador to Yemen was killed during an attempt to kidnap the ambassador as she came out of a store in Sanaa on October 6, 2013 © Mohammed Huwais - AFP
Yemeni police and people gather at the scene where the bodyguard of Germany's ambassador to Yemen was killed during an attempt to kidnap the ambassador as she came out of a store in Sanaa on October 6, 2013
AFP
Last updated: October 6, 2013

UNICEF worker kidnapped in Yemen

Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped a Sierra Leone citizen who works for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), diplomatic sources told AFP.

The man was seized at gunpoint from a UN vehicle in northern Sanaa, the sources said, adding that his Yemeni the driver was not kidnapped.

Earlier on Sunday Germany's ambassador to Yemen escaped a kidnapping attempt in Sanaa during which her bodyguard was killed, another diplomatic source said.

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