Saudi diplomat kidnapped in Yemen -security source

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Posted: Mar 28, 2012 5:03 AM

ADEN (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped Saudi Arabia's deputy consul from outside his residence in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Wednesday, a Yemeni security official said.

Police in the city's Mansoura district said the gunmen snatched Abdallah al-Khalidi as he was about to get into his car and sped off with him in another vehicle.

(Reporting by Mohammed Mukhashaf; Writing by Joseph Logan; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)