Breaking: Read what has happened to Australians, S/African who were kidnapped in Nigeria

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– Cross River state police commissioner refuses to list names of released expatriates

– Informs that they were released unhurt

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three Australians and a South African who were reportedly kidnapped in Nigeria four days ago, have regained freedom.

The foreign expatriates, all contractors, were said to have been abducted while working with Lafarge on the outskirts of Calabar, Cross River state.

The men were released unharmed four days after they were kidnapped by gunmen police officers and a state security adviser informed on Sunday.

Earlier reports by the police had explained the number of victims who were kidnapped and their specific nationalities.

Speaking on the latest development, Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, the Cross River state commissioner of police, confirmed that the men were not hurt after being released, but refused to give the names of the abductees.

According to the state governor’s security adviser, Jude Ngajim: “They are safe and sound,” he said, noting that a doctor had made medical checks and pronounced them “fit and sound.

The spate of kidnap in the Niger Delta region had been toned down by the militants in the creek until the recent incident in the oil-rich region.

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