Nigeria

Italian Officials Believe Seven Foreign Nationals Kidnapped By Nigerian Terrorists Are Dead

The Italian, British, Greek, and Lebanese hostages were taken by a group with links to the Islamist group Boko Haram

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Italy's government says it believes a Nigerian militant group's claims to have killed seven foreign hostages it seized last month.

The hostages—from Italy, Britain, Greece and Lebanon—were captured in a raid on a construction site in the northern state of Bauchi.