Kidnapped Swiss woman in Yemen freed

Kidnapped Swiss woman in Yemen freed
# 28 February 2013 19:18 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. A Swiss woman who was kidnapped by al-Qaida in Yemen in March last year was released Wednesday and will return to Switzerland as soon as possible, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

In a statement, the agency said the woman had not been injured and was in good health considering the circumstances.

The Swiss government expressed its utmost thanks to Qatar for the effective handling of negotiations to bring the Swiss national to safety. The agency appealed to the public and the media to respect the privacy of the former hostage and her family.

The woman was kidnapped in Hodeida, a port city in western Yemen on March 13, 2012.

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