Saturday 3 September 2022 – 18:49
Today Saturday, the terrorist organization “Al-Qaeda” released a recorded message appealing to a United Nations employee kidnapped in Yemen more than 6 months ago, to meet the demands of the detainees to save his life, according to the “SITE” site. website that monitors the movements of extremist Islamic movements.
And the United Nations announced, last February, that 5 of its employees were kidnapped in southern Yemen, torn by war and where extremist groups operate, including the group “Base Jihad in the Arabian Peninsula”; The local branch of the terrorist organization “Al-Qaeda”.
Akam Sophiol Anam, who was known as the director of the United Nations Security and Safety Office in Yemen, confirmed that he was kidnapped with other UN personnel on February 11, in Abyan, while en route to Aden after completing a field. mission.
He continued in the message published by “SITE” that he faces a “serious health problem” and needs urgent medical attention, appealing to the United Nations to meet the demands of “Al-Qaeda” for his release, without it being clear what exactly they are. . demands.
The United Nations had indicated, when announcing the kidnapping of its employees, that it was “in close contact with the authorities to secure their release,” without revealing who was responsible for the kidnapping at the time.