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Kenya unrest

Swedish tourists evacuated from Kenya

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Jan 07, 2008

Stockholm, Sweden - More than 300 Swedish tourists have been evacuated from Kenya amid chaos following the African nation's contentious presidential election.

Swedish travel operators pulled 354 tourists from Mombasa Saturday -- five days ahead of schedule, The Local reported Sunday.

It is not suspected the tourists encountered any violence first-hand, the Local said.

Travel officials have canceled all remaining flights from Sweden to Kenya for the season.

Swedish tourists evacuated from Kenya

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