UK and Italian hostages killed in Nigeria




 
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UK and Italian hostages killed in Nigeria
 
March 8th, 2012  
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UK and Italian hostages killed in Nigeria
LONDON (Reuters) - A Briton and an Italian held hostage in Nigeria were killed by their captors before they could be freed by a rescue mission, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday. Cameron said he had authorized the failed operation, conducted with the Nigerian government, after being told the men's lives were in "imminent and growing danger". Cameron said Briton Chris McManus and Italian Franco Lamolinara had been taken hostage in Northern Nigeria in May 2011. "Preparations were made to mount an operation to attempt to rescue Chris and Franco. ...




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