Two abducted in the national park

Two men were on Sunday abducted in Mexico during a visit to a popular national park - not far from the capital, Mexico City. It informs the French embassy in

Two abducted in the national park

Two men were on Sunday abducted in Mexico during a visit to a popular national park - not far from the capital, Mexico City.

It informs the French embassy in Mexico City told AFP.

The two men raced on Sunday around the national park in central Mexico in each of his all-terrain vehicle when they were accosted by unknown assailants and taken away.

The two tourists went together with two other persons who had the luck to escape and beat the alarm.

"We have permanent contact with the mexican authorities, who are working to find our citizen," informs the French embassy in Mexico to the news agency.

the Frenchman is believed to be identical with a man by the name Frediric Michel, and the local mexican media reports that the second man allegedly a an actor named Alejandro Sandi.

the national Park is located in central Mexico, and among the attractions is the volcano Nevado of Toluca. The park is located about 50 kilometers northeast of Mexico City.

The past year, there has been an increase in the number of kidnappings.

Around 1700 people have been captured by criminal gangs during the period of January to October.

This is an increase of 38 percent compared to the same period last year.

the Kidnapping of tourists is not an unknown phenomenon in the country, but the details on the individual cases are often not forward in public.

In June, a young american medical student kidnapped in the city of Guadalajara. He was released five days later and returned to the UNITED states without any information about his capture was revealed by the authorities.

Updated Date: 25 November 2019, 09:00

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