Family 'shock' at hostage death

Relatives of Brendan Vaughan, the British man killed by terrorists in Nigeria, have said they are shocked by his death. Vaughan was one of seven foreign nationals killed in what Foreign Secretary William Hague has called "cold-blooded murder".

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Details emerge of Brit apparently killed in Nigeria

Brendan Vaughan, who is believed to have died in Nigeria. Credit: Facebook/Brendan Vaughan

Brendan Vaughan, the construction worker who was apparently killed by terrorists in Nigeria, is said to have moved to Thailand to start a new life.

A picture on his Facebook page shows him in the south east Asian country.

Vaughan appears to be one of seven hostages killed by terrorists.

All were employees of Setraco, a Lebanese construction company with an operation in Bauchi state, and had been held captive for about a month.

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