Two Lebanese workers abducted in Nigeria’s Rivers state

Two Lebanese workers abducted in Nigeria’s Rivers state
Two Lebanese workers abducted in Nigeria's Rivers state

Gunmen in Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers state kidnapped two Lebanese workers helping to build a road, a police spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

The workers were abducted onFriday from a site in the Andoni local government area, Rivers state policespokesman Nnamdi Omoni said.

"Some people have beeninvited for questioning and we hope by the end of today we may close in on themain targets," Omoni said.

Kidnappings in the oil-producingDelta region where Rivers state sits are not uncommon. In April, gunmanabducted two foreign workers from an oil rig, prompting state police to step upsecurity in the area. 

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