(World Watch Monitor) — The British optician kidnapped and killed last month in Nigeria died in a hail of bullets after singing the hymn “Amazing Grace” to lift the spirits of his fellow hostages, two of them said.
Ian Squire, 57, was killed instantly by shots fired by one of four gang members who abducted him and three other aid workers from their clinic in the country’s lawless southern Delta region on Oct. 13, the UK’s Telegraph newspaper reports.
David Donovan, a doctor, and his wife Shirley, a teacher, set up a medical training charity, New Foundations, and four years ago teamed up with Ian Squire, who ran his own eyesight charity, Mission for Vision.
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