BBC News: Nigeria Foreign Workers Abducted In Bauchi State - Police

By BBC news

At least six construction workers, some of them foreigners, have been seized by gunmen who attacked a camp in northern Nigeria, officials say.

One of the workers seized was Italian and at least one other was said to be Lebanese.

But UK officials could not confirm a report that another was British.

No-one has admitted the abductions but the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has staged a series of attacks in northern Nigeria.

A security guard was reportedly killed as the attackers targeted the workers' camp at Jamaare in Bauchi state.

According to an Associated Press report, as many as seven foreign workers were seized.

One local official told AP the workers were from the UK, Italy, Greece and Lebanon.

An Italian foreign ministry spokesman told Reuters news agency that an Italian man was among the workers who had been taken from the site, run by Lebanese-owned firm Setraco.

A UK foreign office spokesman said it was investigating reports of a Briton being kidnapped.

Bauchi police commissioner Mohammed Ladan told AFP that the attackers had initially targeted a prison and police station in the rural town of Jamaare, some 125 miles (200km) north of the state capital, Bauchi.

They then moved on to a camp belonging to Setraco, killing a guard and seizing the workers. Setraco is currently expanding a major road in the area.

The state capital has itself been attacked several times by Boko Haram, which wants to impose Sharia across Nigeria.

 

 

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R I P.

May the soul of the departed rest in peace,the security guard happen to be my friend hear in Abuja before he was transfer to the area where he meet his untimely death, may God comfort the family and the children adequately in Jesus name(amen).

haram North

The brits and italos should just go in and kick some mallams arses. We from the south will look the other way. As for the camel popping Lebanese use him to detonate an IED.

OTILE ANOTHER MUMU WITH PENCIL

PLS BE WISE WHAT IS YOUR GAIN IN INSULTING PEOPLE.REM. ONE DAY YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE 4 YOUR DEEDS MUMU.

@akpos1,please get your facts

@akpos1,please get your facts right.There can never and there will never be a SS & SE republic,SS will never align with SE,let SE speak for itself so watch your words.Note Kogi,Ondo etc also get Oil, abi you no know geography.

the fulani draculas are back from Mali

Chief Ndubisi Wahala NEE Akpos-THE BORN AGAIN APOSTLE OF THE BUHARI KINGDOM-Old boy tell your people in the Fulani North that, Mob voilence and injustices brought upon the oil bearing people of the SS, by the ribadus, buharis, tambuwal, Alius, Ciromas, Sanusis and now APC 4 d past 52 yrs will never help them move forward! We saw it in the murder of Abiola by them, it produced OBJ-hanging of Kensarowiwa, gave birth to Jonathan! Events of the ages clearly indicate that no amount of killings would ever make 9jas vote for Buhari-rather it would move the thoughts of d masses towards jonathan period-these fulanis are savages with no sense of history. Boko haram kills foreign nationals daily in the fulani North--yet when we ask that we split-dem say nay!

May their tongues cleave to

May their tongues cleave to the roof of their mouths, may their right hands wither any other tribe who will accuse SE of kidnapping. This plague of kidnapping started when Mullah Buhari kidnapped Alhaji Umaru Dikko in London. But as usual when the plague spread throughout Nigeria, the colony of Britain, Igbo haters put the blame squarely on Ndigbo. Day by day the Northerners are kidnapping, robbing, raping, beheading and amputating people. The only reason we heard about this one is because some oyibos were involved.

Whatever happened to 3

Whatever happened to 3 Madachis who were kidnapped in Kaduna(Sudaniyya). Because the kidnapping and robbery was carried out by Muslim kidnappers nobody hears about it again. This is tragic. Every corruption, every kidnapping, every gayhood or gaydom originated from the North. Everybody knows that IBB and Alhaji Atiku are gaymen and are proud of it, yet nobody says anything. Their top leaders who are not gaymen are child molesters. See Sheik Senator Yerima who traveled all the way to Anglo Egytian Sudan to get himself a small girl to sleep with. We don't deserve to share the same country with these cretins. Mutane Banza.

May their tongues cleave to

May their tongues cleave to the roof of mouths, may their right hands wither any other tribe who will accuse SE of kidnapping. This plague of kidnapping started when Mullah Buhari kidnapped Alhaji Umaru Dikko in London. But as usual when the plague spread throughout Nigeria, the colony of Britain, Igbo haters put the blame squarely on Ndigbo. Day by day the Northerners are kidnapping, robbing raping, beheading and amputating people. The only reason we heard about this is because some oyibos were involved.

Why not let them go with their Arewa...

How much value does a human life worth in the arewa. What's the difference between the life of a human being and that of a cattle in the northern enclaves. See how they have sniffed lives out of these foreigners who came to help them develop their deserted region. These mallams are a real pain in the ass in naija and the time to get rid of them is now. Let them have their sharia republic of Arewa where beheading of humans is seen as a way of life. We won't mind still giving them monthly feeding allowances to run their barren north. Let's have peace in the south. Biko!

So there is constructn going on in Bauchi State? Black Elephant?

So there is construction going on in Bauchi State? Oooooohhhhhhhhhh.... I thought it is only in SS&SE states of Bayelsa(Flyovers), Delta(Airport built by Uduagham) and Akwa Ibom(Airport & E-library).

..but why did SR not report that the foreign workers from 3 different European countries were on a White Elephant project as was reported for the proposed construction of the Flyovers in Bayelsa? Why?...abi all of them no be construction? No be SS&SE oil money them go take construct all of them. Whether White, green or purple Elephant project, report all the projects for every state.

...this is my argument. Presenting the pple & govs of the SS&SE as corrupt but what about other 'oiless' & 'gasless' Govnors who reap where they did not sow? What do they do wit the money the SS&SE gives them every month? Long live United SS&SE republic

Evil

Evil men, repent b4 it is too late!

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