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23 travellers kidnapped in fresh Birnin-Gwari abduction


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The notorious armed bandits, operating in Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State have kidnapped 23 travellers including nursing mother on Friday morning.

Speaking to PRNigeria, one of the commercial driver named Mohamed Kebi who escaped the scene of the kidnapping said five vehicles were intercepted during the abduction.

Mr Kebi said: “At least five vehicles were intercepted by Kidnappers along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna road around 11.00am this morning Friday. At least 23  people were kidnapped, including a nursing mother and one other kid.

“The incident occurred at Kwanar-tsauni between Udawa and Labi.

“Though there is improved security along Funtua route which many commercial vehicles ply, we want the government to also provide maximum security to other routes that are haven of Kidnappers,” he added.

Police are yet to comment on the incident.

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