Wednesday, January 25, 2012

U.S. Navy SEALS Do It Again In Somalia

U.S. Forces Rescue Kidnapped Aid Workers Jessica Buchanan And Poul Hagen Thisted In Somalia -- Washington Post

U.S. special operations forces have rescued a kidnapped American aid worker and her Danish colleague in Somalia, the White House and officials with the aid organization said Wednesday. During the raid, all nine of their captors were killed.

Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Poul Hagen Thisted, 60, were abducted by a group of armed men in the Somali town of Galkayo on Oct. 25. Both worked for the de-mining unit of the Danish Refugee Council, which provides shelter, protection, food and other assistance for thousands of displaced Somalis in Mogadishu. They were in Galkayo to monitor humanitarian aid activities, the council said.

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More News On Yesterday`s US Navy SEAL Rescue In Somalia

Navy SEALs' daring night-time raid into Somalia frees American hostage Jessica Buchanan -- Daily Mail
SEALs free U.S., Dane hostages in Somalia -- CBS/AP
U.S. commandos free two pirate hostages in Somalia -- Reuters
Somalia: Western hostages freed in US military raid -- BBC
Navy SEALs rescue aid workers -- CNN
US forces free aid workers held in Somalia -- AFP
SEALs rescue aid workers in Somalia -- UPI
U.S. Special Forces Free Hostages in Somalia in Pre-Dawn Raid -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Daring U.S. raid in Somalia was parachute drop -- CBS
US Special Forces Rescue Hostages in Somalia -- Voice of America
U.S. Military Frees 2 Foreign Hostages From Somali Pirates -- New York Times
US special forces free pirate hostages in night-time helicopter raid into Somalia -- The Telegraph
Barack Obama hails US Navy SEAL Somalia raid that freed aid workers -- The Telegraph
Obama praises military for Somalia hostage rescue -- AP
Somalia: foreign aid workers held hostage freed in US helicopter raid -- The Guardian
Biden: Obama Ordered Somalia Rescue Because of American’s ‘Failing’ Health -- ABC News

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1 comment:

Jim Anderson said...

Detailed map of Galkayo, Somalia: