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Police Rescue Abducted US Consulate Staff

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Two staff of the United States Embassy in Nigeria who were kidnapped in Anambra State on Tuesday have been rescued.

They were part of a group attacked in Ogbaru Local Government Area on Tuesday.

Two embassy staff, four policemen, and a driver were killed in the attack.

In a press statement released on Friday, the police said the kidnapped persons were rescued on Friday morning.

“In the early hours of today, 19/5/2023, the joint security forces rescued unhurt the two remaining victims abducted during the attack on a US convoy along Atani/Osomalla road in Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State, the Anambra State Police Command spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga said.

No details of the rescue were given.


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