Kenya bungles rescue mission for kidnapped French woman

Simon Maina | Nation
John Lepapa Moiyoi, the partner of kidnapped Frenchwoman Marie Dedieu (inset) outside their beach house on Manda island yesterday.

What you need to know:

  • Militia foil rescue operation and make it into Somalia

A major operation by the Kenya Navy to rescue a paralysed French woman abducted by suspected al Shabaab gunmen early Saturday was thwarted when the boat carrying her escaped into Somalia.

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