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FNCers Kidnapped In Gaza: “Police Said No One Has Come Forward With Demands”

Monday’s kidnapping of two Fox News employees is clearly different from other recent incidents in Gaza. “No one has claimed responsibility for Monday’s kidnapping, and police said no one has come forward with demands,” the AP says. “In previous kidnappings of foreign journalists, militants have quickly contacted authorities demanding government jobs, money or the release of jailed relatives. The journalists were usually freed a few hours after being seized.”

Also new: “U.S. officials said they were in touch with Abbas’ office, Palestinian security officials and the Israelis to see if they can help secure the journalists’ release.” “Certainly we are concerned about their safety, that is why we are working to ensure their freedom,” said Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, a spokeswoman for the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem…

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