Tuesday, October 24, 2006

AP Photographer Kidnapped and Released in Gaza

How horrifying......and it seems to be an ongoing occurrence that seems to be happening more frequently in Palestine - Being Kidnapped!! We will never forget Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig's terrorizing experiences and Thank God they were also finally released.

Via Fox News:
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — An Associated Press photographer was released unharmed late Tuesday after a harrowing day in the hands of Palestinian gunmen who abducted him in Gaza and dressed him in women's clothes before transporting him from one secret location to another.

Emilio Morenatti, 37, was brought before midnight to the office of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas by Fatah officials. It was not immediately clear who kidnapped him, though officials said he was taken by criminal elements. The government and main Palestinian groups denounced the abduction.

Morenatti looked fatigued after his daylong ordeal. He said he was tired but otherwise unharmed.

"I'm tired but happy to have come back because there were very anguished moments," said Morenatti. [read more]

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