- Several passengers traveling on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway were reportedly kidnapped by some terrorists.
- The travelers are said to have been kidnapped in the evening According to a former Kaduna MP, children and many other victims were among the kidnapped passengers Gunshot injuries
Almost two months after terrorists attacked the train bound for Kaduna, which resulted in the kidnapping of passengers, another attack was carried out on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
Daily Trust reports that some blocked the Kurnmin Kare-Katari highway in Kachia governorate, Kaduna state, conducting an operation that lasted almost an hour.
The Terrorists also kidnapped scores of travelers from commercial and private vehicles traveling on the road.
This particular incident occurred shortly after a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps at a Gunfire between security forces and the terrorists killed on the road of the same highway.
Regarding the incidents, sources in the area confirmed that the attack on Tuesday May 17 against 16:00 took place shortly after the terrorists entered the city of Katari, where they were also kidnapped 16 people in the early hours of the same day.
Former lawmaker reacts
Although Kaduna State Command police spokesman ASP Mohammed Jalige said he still has no confirmation from the commander in charge of the area, a former lawmaker Shehu Sani said that on the evening of May 17 zah Rich people were abducted along the Kaduna-Abuja.
Sani confirmed seeing photos of some of the abductees, including children, and also said several passengers remained behind t with gunshot wounds.
“I saw the photos of some of the children abducted today; it is unfortunate and tragic.”
Families of kidnapped victims explain why FG stopped Abuja-Kaduna train service
Days unable to resume After the federal government announced that trains would begin running on the Abuja-Kaduna railway, the families of those kidnapped by terrorists had reacted.
Relatives of the families of 62 victims of the Monday, March 28 train attack said the government was insensitive to their plight.
The relatives spokesman said, their family members who fell victim to the attack must be rescued before services resume on the AKT line.
Councillor arrested on route to supply AK-47 to terrorists in Kaduna
Kaduna State Government efforts to end banditry, kidnapping and all forms The insecurity had taken a hit.
A local government official in Northwest State was arrested with an AK-47 rifle.
State authorities say the suspect was on his way to supply the gun to terrorists at a camp of known bandits.