Italy, UK, Greece confirm Nigeria hostage deaths

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By Matt Smith, CNN
March 11, 2013 — Updated 0035 GMT (0835 HKT)
An image released by the radical Islamist group Ansaru reportedly shows members posing at an undisclosed place in 2012.
An image released by the radical Islamist group Ansaru reportedly shows members posing at an undisclosed place in 2012.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • “This was an act of cold-blooded murder,” British official says
  • The hostages had been seized from a construction company office in February
  • Their captors blame a raid; Britain says blame “rests squarely with the terrorists”

(CNN) — Britain, Italy and Greece on Sunday confirmed that hostages from their countries were among seven construction workers reported killed in Nigeria over the weekend.

“This was an act of cold-blooded murder, which I condemn in the strongest terms,” British Foreign Secretary William Hague said in a statement announcing that a British construction worker was among the dead.

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One Reply to “Italy, UK, Greece confirm Nigeria hostage deaths”

  1. Events like these use to cause military campaigns to teach the jihadists not to do such things, now nothing will happen.

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