Nigerian militants seize French tourists in Cameroon: Hollande




 
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February 19th, 2013  
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Topic: Nigerian militants seize French tourists in Cameroon: Hollande


YAOUNDE/DAKAR (Reuters) - Islamist militants from neighboring Nigeria abducted a French family of seven, including four children, in northern Cameroon on Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande said. The risk of attacks on French nationals and interests in Africa has risen since France sent forces into Mali last month to help oust Islamist rebels occupying the country's north. "They (French family) have been taken by a terrorist group that we know and that is in Nigeria," Hollande told reporters during a visit to Greece. ...




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