France confirms Algeria abduction of Herve Gourdel
A French man has been kidnapped in Algeria by a militant group linked to Islamic State, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has confirmed.
Herve Gourdel was seized on Sunday in Tizi Ouzou in the unsettled north-east region of Kabylie, France confirmed.
Mr Fabius said a video posted online that showed Mr Gourdel flanked by armed men appeared to be authentic.
23 Sep 2014
- From the section Europe