April 3, 2019 / 1:53 PM / in a year

American woman kidnapped in Uganda from national park - police

KAMPALA (Reuters) - An American woman and her Ugandan driver have been kidnapped from a national park in southwest Uganda by people demanding a ransom of $500,000 for their release, police said on Wednesday.

Kimberley Sue Endecott, 35, was on a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park when her vehicle was ambushed by four gunmen on Tuesday evening, a statement from the deputy police spokesman said.

Reporting by Elias Biryabarema; Writing by Katharine Houreld; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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