Four Nigerian Catholic nuns have been abducted in Nigeria’s south-eastern state of Imo, the local convent said, on a now notorious highway where a Catholic was last week kidnapped.
The four nuns were on their way to a morning mass on Sunday when they were abducted in the Okigwe-Umulolo area, the Sisters of Jesus the Savior said in a statement.
It said the nuns were headed to a thanksgiving mass for a colleague.
Nigeria has experienced an upsurge in violence in recent months.
Kidnappings and attacks have been reported across the vast country. END.