Luis Diaz’s father revealed shocking details of his kidnapping after he was safely released following the twelve-day ordeal. Luis Manuel Diaz was kidnapped by the Colombian guerilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), along with his wife, Cilenis Marulanda.
In northern Nigeria, hundreds of children have been abducted from school in recent years. No longer wanting to take risks, many parents have stopped sending their children to school. They'd rather risk them dropping out.
Gunmen in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state kidnapped eight secondary school students coming from school along with an unknown number of others, authorities said on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such abductions.
Some 50 women were abducted by jihadis in northern Burkina Faso, as they ventured out to find food for their families amid shortages due to militant blockades. The Burkinabe government announced the kidnappings in the Northern province of Soum on Monday.