Gunmen kidnap seven foreigners in north Nigeria




 
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Gunmen kidnap seven foreigners in north Nigeria
 
February 17th, 2013  
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Gunmen kidnap seven foreigners in north Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped seven foreigners and killed a security guard when they stormed the compound of Lebanese construction company Setraco in northern Nigeria's Bauchi state early on Sunday, police said. Those abducted were a Briton, an Italian, a Greek and four Lebanese workers, including two women, police and local government officials said. This was the worst case of foreigners being kidnapped in the mostly-Muslim north of Africa's most populous country since an insurgency by Islamist militants intensified nearly two years ago. ...

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