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Five injured, Italian tourist kidnapped in Malindi al shabaab attack



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An Italian volunteer was last night kidnapped by gunmen who attacked Chakama trading center Kilifi area in the coast injuring 5 local residents in the process.

According to the police the attack happened last night around 8pm when the gunmen stormed the village shooting in the air at the trading center

The attackers kidnapped 23 year old Italian woman who is a volunteer with Africa Milele Onlus which is an NGO working in the coastal region

Among the 5 injured were 3 minors with one of them being a boy who was shot in the eye where they were rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning in critical condition.