Nigeria's President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener
Nigeria president says some Ansaru hostages might be alive
Posted : Monday, 18 March 2013 11:06AM
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday that some of the seven hostages believed to have been killed by Islamist group Ansaru this month might actually still be alive.
Ansaru said this month it had killed the seven foreign construction workers it had been holding since February, posting a video of what it said was their bodies on the Internet, in what would be the deadliest single attack on foreigners in Nigeria since the 1960s Biafra war.
(Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Alison Williams)
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