(Reuters) - Please be advised that the Nigeria story issued on November 18, 2012, reporting that a video showed Nigerian troops shooting unarmed captives, is withdrawn.

The story is withdrawn because questions have been raised about the date and location of the video.

The following story has been withdrawn:

STORY NUMBER: L5E8MI2UG

STORY DATE 18/11/2012

STORY TIME: 1835 GMT

(Editing by Jim Loney)