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Nigeria: MEND Claims It Abducted Koreans

1 MIN READJun 7, 2006 | 16:12 GMT
Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) militants said they killed five Nigerian soldiers and abducted five South Korean workers June 7. Three of the South Koreans work for the engineering firm Daewoo and the others are employed by Korea Gas Corp. MEND said it would swap the abductees for the imprisoned militant leader Mujahid Dokubo-Asari. MEND said the soldiers died when militants sunk an army boat.

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