Mystery surrounds American woman freed in Uganda

Kimberly Sue Endicott was taken to a U.S. embassy in Kampala, but Ugandan officials said they wouldn't comment further so she could recover from the trauma.
2:37 | 04/10/19

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terrifying close call caught on camera. An 18-wheeler in Alabama losing control, plowing through cars and slamming into a daycare center. Thankfully, all the children inside were uninjured. A few adults did suffer minor injuries but all are expected to recover. Good to hear that they're expected to recover. Now to the mystery that is surrounding that American woman that was held hostage in Uganda. Kimberly sue Endicott has been released but the question is where is she? Reporter: A senior ewe began Dan police demander telling ABC news this morning that they now have ten suspects in custody in connection with that kidnapping, although they're not saying whether any of those suspects are the actual kidnappers. The investigation is likely to go on for days as questions about the American tourist still go unanswered. American tourist Kimberly sue Endicott was taken to the U.S. Embassy here in cam pal la, but overnight officials say they won't comment on her whereabouts further so she can recover from what they call her trauma. No comment from the U.S. Embassy either. Gunman kidnapped her and her guide last week. They were on a safari. The kidnappers demanding half a million dollars to release Kimberly sue. Local officials negotiating with them for days, eventually securing her release. ABC news learning a ransom was paid but ewe began Dan officials remaining firm they didn't pay more people arrested overnight, now more than ten in custody, all in connection to the kidnapping. All were picked up in the district of western Uganda. Police say they're scouring for more suspects in at least four districts and across the border in the democratic republic of police saying early on they had to take, quote, a calculated and tactical approach in rescuing Endicott and her guide. We're even after establishing the exact hideout over the captors and the victims. We couldn't make a raid because of the impact it could actually have on the lives of victims. Reporter: This morning their investigation is progressing unhindered. Overnight, the state department issuing a new warning about countries said to be a kidnap risk, Uganda put on that list. Officials here are going to be unhappy. They insist this incident was unprecedented and Uganda is safe. Robin. All right, Ian, thank you.

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