Islamist militants kidnap international NGO worker in northeast Nigeria

By REUTERS
July 19, 2019 14:50
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Islamist militants have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeast Nigeria, sources said on Friday.

The attackers killed a driver and abducted six or seven others traveling in a convoy on Thursday near the town of Damasak in the northeastern state of Borno, the sources said.The sources gave varying details on how many of the abducted were working for Action Against Hunger, with numbers varying between one and four people. It was not immediately clear whether any of those kidnapped were foreigners.


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