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Kidnapped Indian woman released in Nigeria

An Indian principal of a school run by an oil company, who was kidnapped in Nigeria on Oct 13, has been released, Xinhua reported.

world Updated: Oct 30, 2010 08:03 IST

An Indian principal of a school run by an oil company, who was kidnapped in Nigeria on Oct 13, has been released, Xinhua reported.

Lakshmi Tombush, a principal of Exxon Mobil Pegasus Schools in Eket city in southeast Nigeria's Akwa Ibom state, was freed Thursday night, security sources said.

She was abducted from her car by unidentified gunmen in Eket, the report said.

Tombush manages Pegasus Schools, funded by Mobil Producing Nigeria, for staff children and some members of its host community.