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Gunmen take foreign workers hostage in Nigeria

An Islamist group linked to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for kidnapping seven foreigners in an attack in a remote Nigerian town at the weekend. Gunmen killed a security guard and abducted a Briton, an Italian, a Greek and four Lebanese workers after storming the compound of Lebanese construction firm Setraco John Yama is the Human Resource Manager Of Setraco. SOUNDBITE: Human Resource Manager Of Setraco, John Yama saying: "On Saturday night at around nine thirty we heard gun shots, basically everyone was dispatched. Later on, we learned that it was our life camp that was invaded by unknown gunmen." The chief of security at the compound says the gunmen used bombs along the fenceline to Attacks by Islamist groups in northern Nigeria have become the biggest threat to stability in Africa's top oil producer.

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