Kenya: Two Somali MPs Narrowly Escape Kidnapping Attempt in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya — Two members of the Somali Federal Parliament, Ahmed Abdi Kooshin and Hassan Abdinur, were briefly detained by unidentified individuals in Nairobi, Kenya.

The MPs were reportedly stopped by men in a vehicle resembling Kenyan security agents while leaving a hotel. A third MP, Ali Mahdi Qalato, managed to escape the clutches of the would-be kidnappers.

According to sources familiar with the matter, the abductors cautioned the MPs about arranging any Somali opposition political…

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