Aid worker kidnapped in Niger

On Friday, a group of gunmen raided the house of an aid worker from the U.S., who had been living in the town of Abalak, Niger. The aid worker was kidnapped after his two guards were killed.

Advice For Travellers

Many countries advise against all travel to Niger due to the high risk of terrorism, including kidnapping, high crime rate and the generally unstable safety and security situation.