Ukraine opposition leader Saakashvili abducted

Mikheil Saakashvili was said to have been seized by unknown people wearing masks and green camouflage. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

KIEV (REUTERS) - Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained in Kiev by unknown "kidnappers", according to a post on the former Georgian leader's official Facebook page.

"Unknown people in masks seized Mikheil Saakashvili and took him away... The kidnappers were in a white minivan," the post read.

His spokeswoman said he had been taken by men in green camouflage and his whereabouts were unknown.

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