Swiss woman abducted for 2nd time in northern Mali

January 8, 2016 12:15 PM

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BAMAKO, Mali – Authorities in northern Mali say a Swiss woman who was once kidnapped by armed militants in 2012 has been abducted a second time.

Witnesses say her door was found open Friday morning in the northern town of Timbuktu. Footprints in the sand showed where the attackers had apparently scaled the walls of her home.

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