Nigerian hostage deaths: Ansaru claims backed


nigeria flagA Nigerian Islamist militant group’s claims to have killed seven foreign hostages it seized last month are credible, Western governments say.

The hostages – from Italy, Britain, Greece and Lebanon – were captured in a raid on a construction site in the northern state of Bauchi.

In an online statement posted on Saturday, the militant group Ansaru said it had killed the captives.

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