Nigeria militant claim they kidnapped and released American sailors for ransom

Nigeria militant claim they kidnapped and released American sailors for ransom


Nigeria militants say they kidnapped Americans

Associated Press - 17 November 2013 14:11-05:00

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Rebels are claiming responsibility for the kidnapping and release for ransom of two American sailors off the coast of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
A statement purporting to come from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta said Sunday that it received $2-million ransom for the sailors, mostly from Nigerian authorities.
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