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AFP journalist abducted in Gaza: report

Jaime Razuri was forced to get into a car on Monday that sped off. No group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

india Updated: Jan 02, 2007 12:17 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
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A photographer of the French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) was abducted by masked men from outside the agency's office here, media reports said.

According to witnesses, Jaime Razuri was forced to get into a car on Monday that sped off.

The Peruvian national had arrived in Gaza a week earlier. No group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

Foreigners have been frequent targets of abductions, usually being freed unhurt after a period of days or weeks.

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