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Kidnap threat adds to woes in restive northern Nigeria

Cameroonian police and soldiers gather February 19, 2013 around the 4x4 vehicle from which seven members of a French family were kidnapped in Dabanga near the Nigerian border.A string of kidnappings of foreigners blamed on Nigerian Islamists has added a new layer of insecurity in the country's north, further complicating a volatile region where insurgents have killed hundreds. The latest incident saw seven members of a French family abducted on Tuesday.