France said yesterday that a cancer-stricken quadriplegic Frenchwoman kidnapped off a Kenyan resort island appears to have died in captivity in Somalia, prompting Kenya to call the death an act of terror against the East African nation and France. Kenya said it sent some 1,600 troops into Somalia last weekend to hunt al-Shabab militants because of the kidnapping of the French woman and three other Europeans from its country over the last six weeks.
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