Gunmen Abduct Over 50 Passengers In Fresh Niger Attack

03/03/2021 45 Views

Gunmen have again abducted over 50 passengers along the Tegina-Minna road in the Rafi Local Government of Niger State.

This is coming few days after President Muhammadu Buhari said that the abduction of Schoolgirls in Niger State would be the last in the country.

Speaking on Tuesday in Minna, a source told journalists that the gunmen blocked the road at Kundu town, a few kilometres from Zungeru town.

According to reports, the passengers were in the three vehicles who were abducted and taken to an unknown destination while the vehicles were left by the roadside.

Similarly, armed bandits kidnapped unknown numbers of villagers at Gidigori town in Rafi Local Government Area burning five cars and carting away valuables.

Confirming the incident, senior government officials who craved anonymity said nothing has been heard from the bandits to enable the authorities to know the identities of those kidnapped.

Meanwhile, the Niger State Police Command is yet to issue a statement confirming the abductions


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