"They engaged in a fierce gun battle with the two police escorts attached to the expatriates, who unfortunately lost their lives", he added.
A source in Kafanchan said the team of six had gone to Kafanchan and Kaura for inspection of a project and were waylaid by a group of bandits who stopped their vehicles, captured the four and drove into the bushes.
Two American and two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped near the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, police say. "The safety and protection of U.S. citizens overseas are among our top priorities", he added.
Airbus posts record deliveries in 2017
The A380 drew worldwide attention when launched a decade ago but has always struggled to win enough customers. The company said it had a backlog of orders worth US$1.1 billion.
Kidnapping has always been a problem in Nigeria's southern states, where high-profile individuals, including the families of prominent politicians, are regularly seized.
Spokesman for the Kaduna State Police Command, Mr Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed to Channels Television on Wednesday that the incident took place in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state. Two German archaeologists were seized at gunpoint past year less than 100 kilometers (60 miles) northeast of Abuja and later freed unharmed. Three were released after negotiations, but the other, Ian Squire, was killed.
Kidnappings for ransom are common in Nigeria, especially on the Kaduna to Abuja highway.
The HK-G, an acronym for Hong Kong-Guam, is another consortium cable interconnecting major subsea communication hubs in Asia. The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region, which is now live in the country, will encourage more local firms to adopt Cloud.
Interior elbow room is up by 68mm in the front - handy if the Christmas period has left you feeling a little wider than you did. Mercedes also incorporated the new 12.3-inch Comand display that serves as both the gauge cluster and the infotainment display.
The last time Peru was struck by a massive quake was in November 2015, when a 7.6 natural disaster struck northwest of Iberia. At least two people have died and 17 others went missing after an quake of 7.3 magnitude hit Peru's coast on Sunday.
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Several of the Arizona Cardinals' head coaching candidates remain busy with their teams in the National Football League playoffs. He later returned to Philadelphia as Chip Kelly's offensive coordinator before landing with the Vikings.
Notice 1036 also said that employers could withhold on supplemental wages of up to $1 million at a flat rate of 22 percent. There are also new limits on the mortgage interest deduction, and the child tax credit was expanded.
New Jersey Transit's decision to hold a board meeting on Martin Luther King Day has generated some controversy. Ambassador to Germany - will officially be sworn in on Tuesday after defeating Republican and New Jersey Lt.
It was her eighth successive defeat since her maiden grand slam triumph. "I didn't play so bad, I wasn't missing every shot". Stephens was also forced to withdraw from the Brisbane International because of a right knee injury.
Do not underestimate the influence of Head of Recruitment Sven Mislintat, who was hired from Dortmund earlier this season. He played a key role in bringing Aubameyang to Dortmund in 2013, ironically beating Arsenal to his signing.
Edmund Allenby in the 1918 Battle of Haifa; as well as a the monument where Mahatma Gandhi's remains are located. He is expected to visit the Teen Murti Memorial honoring Indian soldiers who fought under British Gen.
Russian Federation condemns murder of Kosovo Serb politician
Ivanovic's death raises questions over global peacekeeping in the region, an area critics say is unable to govern organized crime. Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanović was killed in a drive-by shooting outside his party headquarters Tuesday.
Google App Finds Your Fine Art Lookalike
I opened the menu on the left, which is full of stuff but doesn't have a "take selfie" option. The app then generates a side-by-side graphic and a percentage match.
Four Officers Shot Overnight in SC
Authorities did not release the names of the injured police officer and sheriff's deputies, nor their injuries or conditions. Multiple agencies then began "actively looking for the suspect" and issued emergency alerts to area residents, Faris said.
Former England striker Cyrille Regis dies
Ex-West Bromwich Albion striker Cyrille Regis has died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 59, it has been announced. West Brom are due to unveil a 10-foot statue of Regis, Cunningham and Batson at the Hawthorns this season.
Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year
The brand sold only 10,523 Navigators a year ago , far behind competitors in the segment such as the Cadillac Escalade. Today the highly coveted North American Car, Utility and Truck of the year awards were announced .
Police Provide Update in Greyhound Bus Incident
Sheriff Schmaling says Vargas-Rosas continued to make threats to kill law enforcement during his transport to jail. The situation led police to chase the bus, and then stop it with spike strips on the IL side of the state line.