Belgian journalists in Gaza kidnap drama

5th April 2006, Comments 0 comments

5 April 2006, BRUSSELS — Masked men tried to kidnap two Belgian journalists in Khan Younes in the south of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday.

5 April 2006

BRUSSELS — Masked men tried to kidnap two Belgian journalists in Khan Younes in the south of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday.

Palestinian security services said the two journalists — a man and a woman — were ordered into a car.

But a passing police patrol was able to respond to the situation and rescue the two Belgian nationals.

The police than escorted the two journalists to Gaza City, news agency Belga reported.

The Palestinian security services were unable to confirm what press agency the two journalists worked for.

[Copyright Expatica News 2006]

Subject: Belgian news

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