French woman kidnapped in Yemen: Foreign ministry

A French woman working for an international organisation in the Yemeni capital Sanaa was kidnapped on Tuesday morning, the foreign ministry said.

Paris: A French woman working for an international organisation in the Yemeni capital Sanaa was kidnapped on Tuesday morning, the foreign ministry said.

"We unfortunately confirm the kidnapping this morning in Sanaa of a French citizen," read a statement from the ministry urging "all our compatriots to leave the country as fast as possible."