Briton, Italian killed in Sokoto - After 10 months in captivity

Gunmen abducted the two engineers from their lodgings in the Kebbi State capital on May 12, 2011, but there had been no information as to where they were being held. Soldiers and State Security Service men, supported by the British, stormed a hideout at Mabera area of Sokoto yesterday to free the two men, an Italian Franco Lamolinara and Briton Christopher McManus. Daily Trust learnt that information on location of the captors was received through people arrested in a raid on a Boko Haram hideout ...
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Added March 08, 2012
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