WORLD Over 20 abducted passengers released in Nigeria

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Over 20 abducted passengers released in Nigeria

Xinhua

10:02, February 22, 2021

LAGOS, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- Authorities of Nigeria's central-north Niger state have secured the release of more than 20 abducted passengers, Mary Noel-Berje, a spokesperson for the state governor, said on Sunday.

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The passengers, including women and children, were abducted by gunmen on Feb. 14 en route from Kontagora town to Minna, capital of the Niger state, reports said.

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