Kidnap Britons *cough* found *cough* in Eritrea

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  1. FYI

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/6433935.stm




    Surely this is a contradiction in terms?...or did we just (not) see a rescue mission take place?
     
  2. No we didnt. 'They' didnt go.
     
  3. Threat of THEM via the media works wonders..........................?
     
  4. cpunk

    cpunk LE Moderator

    Are you saying the Daily Mirror makes things up? Well fuck me backwards...
     
  5. A packet of boilies says at least one of the 'nomadic herders' carries a satphone and is known as 'dinger' by his fellow 'herders'.
     
  6. Ice creams really do melt fast in the sun!
     
  7. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    They are safe in the hands of the rebls because they are about to get malletted by 'them' with no loss of hostage lives. Safe!
     
  8. Hereford dispatched bus load of nurses from Rinteln that arrived too late for a function to the area instead.

    Seems to have worked.
     
  9. Let us hope this all pans out well for them.

    Litotes
     
  10. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

  11. Interesting to see that the vehicle shown on TV appeared to have been 'shot up' from inside...all the 'bullet' holes in the right-hand front door were exit holes...

    plunderer
     
  12. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

    Apparently all the UK hostages are now back in the UK embassy in Eritrea havinf been handed over.

    See here

    Good news
     
  13. On Monday, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said the workers were people who had "not done anything to hurt anyone".

    "I do not believe these people were targeted. They were in the wrong place at the wrong time," he said.

    Like to think that the representatives of HMG would have rocked up to the 'Third Assistant, Cultural Attache' for a threat assessment and briefing