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Uganda: Kidnapped United States tourist and Safari Guide Released.

Uganda 8 April, 2019: United States Tourist freed after being kidnapped from Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Kimberly Endicott, 35, and Jean-Paul Mirenge were set upon as they drove through the Queen Elizabeth National Park on the evening of 2 April.

Ugandan Police has confirmed that one of the kidnapper used it’s phone to demand a ransom of $500,000 (£383,435). Meanwhile in a briefing they have confirmed that the tourist and guide is unharmed and in safe hands of the joint security team of Ugandan wildlife authority and a special police tourist protection force.

United States President tweeted about the rescue ” Pleased to report that the American tourist and tour guide that were abducted in Uganda have been released. God bless them and their families!”

 

 

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