Crisis team set up, families informed Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirms that this morning an MSF team suffered an incident in Dadaab, Kenya. One driver was injured during the incident; he's currently hospitalized and stable. Two international staff, both Spanish, were taken. As yet, MSF has not been able to re-establish contact with the two staff taken. A crisis team has been set up to deal with this incident, and the families have been informed.

"We strongly condemn this attack," says José Antonio Bastos, president of MSF in Spain. "MSF is in contact with all the relevant authorities and is doing all it can to ensure the swift and safe return of our colleagues. Meanwhile, our thoughts are with them and with their families in this difficult time."

In order to ensure a rapid and safe resolution of the incident, MSF will not provide any further information for the moment.

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Somali refugees carry sticks to build shelters at the edge of Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya.

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