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Nigerian Islamists claim to kill 7 foreign hostages: SITE

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Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru on Saturday claimed to have killed seven foreign hostages abducted from a construction site last month in the country's restive north, SITE Intelligence Group said, but there was no immediate confirmation from Nigerian authorities or the countries the hostages were said to be from. 

Nigerian police enforce a curfew in the capital of Bauchi state, nothern Nigeria, after riots, on April 18, 2011. Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru has claimed to have killed seven foreign hostages abducted from a construction site last month in the country's restive north, SITE Intelligence Group said.

An official from the construction company, Setraco, told AFP he was aware of the report but could not confirm it.

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