|Special forces rescue woman|
| [31.08.2007, 12:23am, Fri. GMT]|
|Germany's foreign minster sent special thanks to Norway's military after Norwegian special forces operating in Afghanistan helped rescue a pregnant German woman from kidnappers. Christina Meier has been working for the Christian organization Ora International and was captured by a criminal gang in Kabul over the weekend. Norwegian special forces participated in storming the house in Kabul where she was being held and Meier was freed without any shots being fired. She was taken Monday to the German ambassador in Kabul, where she was reported to be in good shape.German Foreign MInister Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanked the Norwegian forces for their contribution, which the Nowegian military wouldn't detail.|
A Norwegian general major in Afghanistan would only say that Norway "contributes in many different ways in Kabul... to boost security in the area."
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