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Israeli in Nigeria Fatally Shot

An Israeli working for the Solel Boneh construction company in Nigeria was shot and killed by thieves this week in the northern city of Katsina. His wife was also shot.

Gershom Lubovsky, 63, died of his wounds. His wife was taken to the hospital in Lagos, where a bullet was removed from her chest, Israel Radio reported.

Lubovsky was a company project manager for dozens of Solel Boneh employees working in Nigeria.