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US Female Missionary Kidnapped in Nigeria

A female U.S. citizen working as a Christian missionary was kidnapped in Kogi state, central Nigeria, a security source and the website of her church said on Tuesday. The woman was identified as the Rev. Phyllis Sortor, according to the Free Methodist Church website. Kogi state police spokesman Sola Collins Adebayo said Sortor was taken by masked gunmen Monday morning, according to the French news agency AFP.  Adebayo said the attack occurred in the village of Emiworo, where...

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