Somali tourism minister kidnapped by gunmen
Somalia, Local, 6/27/2002
The Somali Minister of Tourism Ahmad Muhammad Nour Aliyou was kidnapped on Wednesday in Makadishu by gunmen who asked for a ransom of USD 10,000 for releasing him.
Relatives of the kidnapped minister told AFP that the kidnapping operation took place to the south of Makadishu and they accused his personal guards of conspiring with his kidnappers, SANA reported.
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