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Indian School Principal Kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigerian officials say gunmen kidnapped the principal of an ExxonMobil-sponsored school and killed her police escort and driver.

A police spokesman said Thursday the attack occurred Wednesday in Eket in the Niger Delta region.

The kidnap victim has been identified as Pegasus School Principal Lakshmi Tombush, an Indian national.

Authorities have not indicated if any ransom demands have been made.

Police are investigating the abduction.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.