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A BBC correspondent has been kidnapped in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian police have reported.
Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston's empty rental car has been found in Gaza City after he was taken by unknown militants.
Policemen have been deployed across the town of Khan Younis, located near Gaza City, erecting roadblocks and checking vehicles.
Originally posted by justyc
it being alleged that the journalist in question had received a notice of dismissal from the bbc and has faked his own kidnapping to ensure that he doesn't get fired!