Freed Australian woman vows to stay the country

An Australian woman who was kidnapped with her husband in Burkina Faso and freed after three weeks in captivity says she plans to continue her medical work in the country. Jocelyn Elliott and Dr. Ken Elliott have spent more than 40 years operating a 120-bed clinic in the town of Djibo near Burkina Faso’s border with Mali. The couple was seized on January 15th by a group affiliated to al Qaeda. Jocelyn Elliott was freed on Saturday. Authorities said they were intensifying efforts to secure the release of her husband.

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