Four British missionaries were abducted from Delta state on the 13th of October. They had been working in the local community providing healthcare, and taking part in religious activities in the Burutu area.
Local police say they were not made aware of the group’s presence, and that militants have been active in the area. Authorities believe militants group called ‘Karowei’ are behind the abduction.
- News24 – 4 British nationals kidnapped in Nigeria’s delta region
- Cambridge News – Former Cambridge GP and wife kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria
- BBC – Militants kidnap four Britons – Nigerian police
- The Independent – Nigeria kidnapping: Four British people abducted in Delta state
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