Kidnapped Americans Canadians rescued in Nigeria police say

Two Americans and two Canadians who were abducted by gunmen in arctic Nigeria this anniversary accept been rescued, a badge official said Saturday.All four are safe and in Nigeria s capital, Abuja, with the US and Canadian embassies, Nigeria s Accompaniment Commissioner of Badge Agyole Abeh told by phone.Nigerian badge accept arrested a doubtable in affiliation with the abduction and are advancing others, he said.The four foreigners were rescued in the Jere breadth of the Kagarko bounded government breadth of Kaduna state, he said.The accomplishment operation followed a massive badge manhunt, Abeh said, abacus that no bribe was paid for the foreigners release.The adopted nationals were associates of an advance aggregation for a solar ability activity in Kafanchan commune in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna Accompaniment Badge agent Mukhtar Aliyu told . The four were abducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, while traveling with badge escorts from Kaduna burghal to Abuja. The abductors ambushed them forth with badge escorts who catholic with them, two policemen were dead in the gun battle, he said.The alley abutting Abuja and Kaduna has continued been targeted by kidnappers.The US Accompaniment Department warned aftermost year adjoin biking to Kaduna and seven added states in arctic Nigeria due to common instances of robbery and abduction forth the Kaduna-Abuja highway.Kaduna is amid nine states targeted by Boko Haram, a active Islamist accumulation based in northeast Nigeria, it said. s Bukola Adebayo contributed to this report.

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