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Chinese Embassy in Nigeria Issues Urgent Security Warning: Kidnappers “Stalking” Chinese Nationals

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: Emergency safety reminder for GURARA region of Niger State bordering Abuja

The Chinese embassy in Nigeria issued an alarming warning this weekend to some of its nationals in the country, urging them to evacuate immediately so as to avoid abduction.

The embassy sent alerts that bandits are “stalking Chinese citizens and waiting for opportunities to kidnap them,” via WeChat and SMS to expatriates located in Niger state’s Gurara region outside of the capital Abuja.

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