Italian among group kidnapped in northern Nigeria: Ministry

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 17, 2013 7:05 AM

ROME (Reuters) - An Italian man was among several construction workers kidnapped in northern Nigeria on Sunday, the Foreign Ministry said.

The men were working in the state of Bauchi for a Lebanese construction company, state news agency ANSA reported. The ministry said it could provide no details at this time.

(Reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Angus MacSwan)