Italy woman volunteering with Kenya kids kidnapped by gunmen

  • This photo shows Italian volunteer Silvia Costanza Romano, left, with local resident Ronald Kazungu Ngala, 19, in August 2018 in the village of Chakama, in coastal Kilifi county, Kenya. Around eight gunmen kidnapped Silvia Costanza Romano late Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 and wounded several people, including three children, Kenyan police said Wednesday. (AP Photo)

  • Villagers look up as a Kenyan police helicopter flies above the scene of an attack by gunmen who kidnapped an Italian volunteer, in the village of Chakama, in coastal Kilifi county, Kenya Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Gunmen shot indiscriminately, kidnapped the Italian woman and wounded a number of Kenyans late Tuesday according to police. (AP Photo)

NAIROBI, Kenya — Gunmen firing indiscriminately into a coastal trading center kidnapped an Italian woman and wounded several other people in the first kidnapping of a foreigner in Kenya in several years, authorities and witnesses said Wednesday.

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