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Jan212012

American Worker Kidnapped in Nigeria

File Photo: Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LAGOS, Nigeria) -- An American who worked for the Marubeni Corp. in Nigeria's oil-rich delta region was kidnapped on Friday.

Gunmen kidnapped the man in Warri, killing his driver. They demanded a ransom of more than $300,000. 

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria said they were aware of the kidnapping. Militants within the Niger Delta have in the past kidnapped foreign oil workers for ransom.

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