Seven-year-old Karimou Bouba was kidnapped by bandits in Central African Republic last year, spending 25 days in their captivity until his family paid a ransom of about $7,500.
Seven-year-old Karimou Bouba was kidnapped by bandits in Central African Republic last year, spending 25 days in their captivity until his family paid a ransom of about $7,500. Shashank Bengali / MCT
Seven-year-old Karimou Bouba was kidnapped by bandits in Central African Republic last year, spending 25 days in their captivity until his family paid a ransom of about $7,500. Shashank Bengali / MCT

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July 30, 2008 03:24 PM

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