Jos, Nigeria (CNN) — Seven people from multiple countries have been kidnapped in Nigeria, police said Sunday.
They were taken Saturday night from the offices of construction company Setraco in Jama’are, in Bauchi State, part of northern Nigeria, police said.
Among those kidnapped were an Italian citizen, a Greek citizen, and two Lebanese citizens, according to those governments.
Nigeria has been facing a rash of kidnappings blamed on criminal groups or the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Violence has been spreading across Muslim-dominated northern Nigeria.