Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gunmen release students after collecting ransom


Gunmen in northern Nigeria have released 10 more students after a ransom was paid, but 21 others remain in captivity despite a pledge to release them all, officials said Sunday.

The Rev. John Hayab, the chairman of the local Christian associatio­n, said the kidnappers had collected money three days ago. The 10 freed students of Bethel Baptist High School were returned to their parents Saturday night, he said.

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