Greece says citizen among group kidnapped in north Nigeria

ATHENS Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:12pm EST

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ATHENS (Reuters) - A Greek national was among seven construction workers kidnapped in the state of Bauchi in northern Nigeria, the Greek foreign ministry said on Sunday.

A ministry statement said the Greek worker was abducted on Saturday night after an armed attack at the housing complex where staff of Lebanese construction firm Setraco were staying.

(Reporting by Karolina Tagaris; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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