British aid worker is murdered by kidnappers after being snatched from a party in Nigeria

Mail Online | 4/22/2019 | Joe Middleton For Mailonline;Reuters
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A British aid worker was among two people shot dead as armed kidnappers stormed a party at a holiday resort in Nigeria.

The armed gang also killed a Nigerian man and kidnapped three others after gaining entry to the Kajuru Castle resort in Kaduna State.

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The British High Commission named the woman killed as Faye Mooney and said it was aware of the incident that happened late on Friday.

Kidnappings are rampant in Nigeria, where both locals and foreigners are targeted - mostly for ransom.

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The aid worker, 29, from Manchester, was employed in Nigeria by a non-governmental organisation called Mercy Corps, traveled from Lagos as a tourist and was attending a party before the incident happened, police said.

Neal Keny-Guyer, Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Corps said they are 'heartbroken' at the loss of the 'dedicated' Faye Mooney.

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He said: 'Faye was a dedicated and passionate communications and learning specialist who had worked with Mercy Corps for almost two years, devoting her time to making a difference in Nigeria, supporting our teams and the communities we work with to tell their stories of impact, and leading efforts to counter hate speech and violence.

'A graduate of University College London and the London School of Economics who had taught in Iraq and worked in Kosovo to combat human...
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