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Whereabouts of SA man kidnapped in Burkina Faso still unknown

He was abducted together with an Indian national in northern parts of the country.

A general view of monument city in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Picture: Pixabay.com

JOHANNESBURG – More than two weeks since his abduction, the whereabouts of a South African man kidnapped in Burkina Faso is still unknown.

The International Relations Department says it is in contact with the man’s family.

He was abducted together with an Indian national in northern parts of the country.

It’s understood he worked at a gold mine in a town called Djibo bordering Niger and Mali.

This is not the first kidnapping targeting foreign nationals in that region.

(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)

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