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Ukrainians Among Oil Workers Kidnapped In Nigeria

(RFE/RL) August 9, 2006 -- Two Ukrainians and two Norwegians working on a Norwegian supply ship off the coast of Nigeria have been kidnapped.

A representative of the company operating the ship, Trico, says he has no more information about the kidnapping.

The region has many offshore drilling rigs.

Nigerian militants have targeted international oil workers in the past.

(compiled from agency reports)

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