3 Kidnapped Chinese Freed in Nigeria

From AP via Examiner.com:

Three Chinese construction workers who were abducted in southern Nigeria‘s troubled oil region have been released, the government said Saturday.

The Chinese were freed Friday after three days in captivity, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in a statement carried by the official Xinhua News Agency. It gave no details of how they were released. The abducted workers were employed by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corp. They were snatched Tuesday near Calabar, capital of the Nigerian state of Cross River.

May 10, 2008 10:37 AM
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