Several kidnapped Ivory Coast including two French: France
Armed men kidnapped several people, including two French nationals, from the Novotel hotel in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan on Monday, the French foreign ministry said.
Around four or five people were kidnapped, a diplomatic source added separately.
"We confirm the kidnapping by armed men of several people, including two French nationals, at the Novotel hotel in Abidjan this afternoon," foreign affairs spokesman Bernard Valero said.
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