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A 24-Year-Old Midwife Was Taken Hostage In March — And Killed This Month

The International Committee of the Red Cross has announced this latest killing of one of their employees in the unsettled northeast of Nigeria.
Hauwa Mohammed Liman and Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, two midwives who were captured by a terrorist group in March and subsequently killed. Source: Courtesy of the Family

The International Committee of the Red Cross announced that Hauwa Mohammed Liman, 24, a midwife working for the organization in Nigeria, has been killed.

Liman was kidnapped in March by the Islamic State West African Province group (ISWAP) along with another midwife, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa. Khorsa, age 25, was killed in September. The ICRC confirmed Liman's death on October 16.

The deaths are a reminder of the dangers facing health-care

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