The London foreign office today confirmed that one British hostage kidnapped in Nigeria has been killed, while three others have returned home safely. The four, who were working with a Christian medical charity providing free health treatment in Delta state, were kidnapped on October 13, 2017 by unknown gunmen.
According to the new report, Ian Squire was killed, while Alanna Carson, David Donovan and his wife Shirley survived their ordeal.
“We are grateful for the support received by the British High Commission, and help from the Nigerian authorities in negotiating their release. We are delighted and relieved that Alanna, David and Shirley have returned home safely. Our thoughts are now with the family and friends of Ian as we come to terms with his sad death. This has been a traumatic time for our loved ones who were kidnapped and for their families and friends here in the UK.” the families of all four abductees said in a statement via the Foreign Office.