Aid workers abducted in Somalia
Somalia Islamists recently killed four Somali Christians and two Kenyan Christians. The situation in the country is dangerous for aid workers too.
05/21/2008 Somalia (BBC News)-Two Italian aid workers and a Somali colleague have been kidnapped by gunmen south of the Somali capital, Mogadishu .
Dozens of armed gunmen attacked the offices of Italian aid agency Cooperazione Italiana Nord Sud in the village of Awdhigle .
Somali insurgents vowed to target foreign aid workers after a US air strike killed the head of the al-Shabab militant group this month.
Al-Shabab is the militant wing of the UIC, which ruled much of Somalia in 2006 before being ousted by Ethiopian forces backed by Somali government troops
Two aid workers, a Briton and a Kenyan, who were abducted in southern Somalia last month are still missing.