H/T Don L
- “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.