BBC reporter 'kidnapped in Gaza'

A BBC TV reporter was kidnapped today in the central Gaza Strip, a senior Palestinian security official said.

A BBC TV reporter was kidnapped today in the central Gaza Strip, a senior Palestinian security official said.

Palestinian security officials said four armed men in a white Subaru kidnapped a reporter who threw a business card on the street that identified him as Alan Johnston of the BBC.

BBC bureau chief in Jerusalem Simon Wilson said his news network had lost contact with Johnstone but he could not immediately confirm a kidnapping.

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