American missionary kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

February 24, 2015 4:14 PM

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A Seattle missionary has been kidnapped in Nigeria and the U.S. government is getting involved to help secure her release, the church she works for said Monday.

Church officials said Rev. Phyllis Sorter, of the First Free Methodist Church, was abducted Monday morning from the Hope Academy compound in Emiworo, Kogi State, according to KING 5.

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