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Q: 2002 news story ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: 2002 news story
Category: Reference, Education and News
Asked by: pjmulberry-ga
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Posted: 20 Jan 2003 11:37 PST
Expires: 19 Feb 2003 11:37 PST
Question ID: 146029
During 2002 on which island were 8 british tourists rescued from armed
bandits by spear wielding locacls ?
Subject: Re: 2002 news story
Answered By: luciaphile-ga on 20 Jan 2003 12:30 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi pjmulberry-ga,

Thanks for your question.

The island in question is Madagascar. A group of backpackers were
staying in Isalo National Park when bandits attacked their camp.
Locals armed with spears thwarted the robbers by rushing the camp en

Backpackers Rescued from Armed Robbers by Tribesman

Klare England of Nottingham was the tourist who received the most
press attention. An article in "the Daily Mail" identified her
companions as "seven other Britons."

"How Spear-Waving Samaritans Saved Me from Bandits," by David Wilkes.
Daily Mail, April 20, 2002

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