An American missionary was kidnapped in southern Niger, in Massalata (400 km east of Niamey), the prefect of Birni Nkonni department, Ibrahim Abba Lelé, reported Tuesday (October 27th) to AFP.
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This missionary, who has lived there "
for several years
was kidnapped in a garden on the outskirts of Massalata
", a village near Birni Nkonni, said the prefect, without further details on the circumstances of the abduction.