Rachel Chandler “Safe and Well”
WARYA TV- The spokesman for the Somali pirates that kidnapped the British couple, Ali Gedow, confirmed this morning to Somaliland MP, Ahmed Mohamed Diriye, that Rachel Chandler is “safe and well” contrary to earlier reports claiming that Rachel was hit by a bullet.
On Friday, Gedow reported that a fire fight erupted between the pirates and as a result of the ensuing violence, a bullet hit Rachel. He said on Friday he could not confirm whether Rachel was dead or alive. However, Mr. Gedow confirmed today that the bullet hit a woman who stayed with Rachel at the time.
Gedow said the woman had sustained non-fatal bullet injury to the leg in the shoot-out between the pirates.