Masked gunmen pictured in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State in 2007. Kidnapping for ransom used to be common in Nigeria’s oil-producing south but has lately spread to the other parts of the country. Photo: AFP Masked gunmen pictured in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State in 2007. Kidnapping for ransom used to be common in Nigeria’s oil-producing south but has lately spread to the other parts of the country. Photo: AFP
Masked gunmen pictured in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State in 2007. Kidnapping for ransom used to be common in Nigeria’s oil-producing south but has lately spread to the other parts of the country. Photo: AFP
Africa

Police free three Chinese workers kidnapped in Nigeria

  • The workers were abducted and their police escort killed on February 1 following a dispute with local labourers at a gold-mining site
  • A police spokeswoman said they became ill while in captivity and were being given medical care after being freed on Sunday

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Masked gunmen pictured in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State in 2007. Kidnapping for ransom used to be common in Nigeria’s oil-producing south but has lately spread to the other parts of the country. Photo: AFP Masked gunmen pictured in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State in 2007. Kidnapping for ransom used to be common in Nigeria’s oil-producing south but has lately spread to the other parts of the country. Photo: AFP
Masked gunmen pictured in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State in 2007. Kidnapping for ransom used to be common in Nigeria’s oil-producing south but has lately spread to the other parts of the country. Photo: AFP
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