Friday, March 9, 2012

Italian anger at UK over rescue bid in Nigeria

Italian politicians have complained that David Cameron did not consult Italy before approving a failed bid to rescue a Briton and Italian in Nigeria.

Chris McManus and Franco Lamolinara, who were abducted last year, died as the rescue bid failed on Thursday. Gunmen seized the two engineers in the town of Birnin Kebbi on 12 May 2011.

The UK prime minister said he gave the go-ahead because the men's lives were in "imminent and growing danger".

Read details: Global News


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