Sadly we believe British hostage Brendan Vaughan has been killed by his terrorist captors in Nigeria, in an act of cold-blooded murder
My thoughts are with Brendan Vaughan's family and friends, as they come to terms with this tragedy
We will work with Nigeria and other affected countries to bring his killers to justice and tackle terrorism in the region
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