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2 Americans, 2 Canadians Kidnapped In Central Nigeria

The Associated Press reported Wednesday two policeman were killed as gunmen ambushed and kidnapped two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria’s northern Kaudna state, a state policeman spokesman said. The kidnap victims were heading south from Kafanchan in Kaduna state to the capital, Abuja, Tuesday night when they were ambushed, police said. State police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu originally said earlier in the day only two people were kidnapped – one American and one Canadian, the report said. He later revised his numbers based on updated information. Explaining further, he said, “The two police escorts assigned to them engaged the kidnappers in a fierce gun battle, which…