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Kenyan police rescue kidnapped Canadian

Kenyan police rescued at the weekend a Canadian resident, who had been kidnapped Kidnapped

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 for ransom days earlier, in a raid that left two of the captors dead, police said Monday.

"The man is very safe, he was rescued after we pursued some leads which led us to where he was being held," police official David Kerina told AFP (1) (AppleTalk Filing Protocol) The file sharing protocol used in an AppleTalk network. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language. See file sharing protocol. .

The rescue was in Gatundu, north of Nairobi, on Saturday and the kidnappers had been tricked into believing they were about to receive a ransom, he said.

"Two of the men who were guarding (the hostage) in Gatundu saw the officers and as they tried to escape, they were gunned down and the Canadian man was then rescued," said Julius Sunkuli, head of the police's flying unit.

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 was snatched last week after driving his child to school in Nairobi, raising fears of a new trend of kidnappings by ransom-hunting gangs.

Nairobi is known for crime but while police and private security companies have stabilised the number of armed burglaries and car-jackings in recent years, 2009 saw a spike in kidnappings targeting Kenyans and foreigners.
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Date:Feb 22, 2010
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