Islamist group claim they kidnapped 7 people in Nigeria

The Islamist group Ansaru has claimed the kidnapping of seven foreigners, believed to include at least one Briton, in a deadly raid on a construction site in northern Nigeria, according to the Associated French Press.

In an email statement the group said it has "the custody of seven persons, which include Lebanese and their European counterparts working with Setraco."

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Briton kidnap fear in Nigeria

A British building worker is believed to have been kidnapped along with six international colleagues by Islamic extremists in Nigeria.