Gunmen kill one, abduct 20 travellers in Nasarawa state

Gunmen kill one, abduct 20 travellers in Nasarawa state

- Some people travelling to Nasarawa state have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen

- The secretary of Gadabuke emirate council confirming the incident noted that one person was killed

- The daring suspects carried out the attacks on Tuesday afternoon, January 5

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A report by The Nation indicates that no fewer than 20 people travelling to Toto local government area of Nasarawa state have been abducted by gunmen.

According to the report, Malami Salihu, the former education secretary of Nasarawa local government area was also killed.

The gunmen carried out the act on Tuesday, January 5, along Mungi sharp Conner Buga Gwari, Gadabuke area of Toto LGA.

Gunmen kill one, kidnapped 20 travellers in Nasarawa state

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped 20 people travelling to Nasarawa state. Photo credit: @NasarawaGovt
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It was gathered that the kidnapped victims were travelling in three vehicles before they were intercepted by the gunmen.

Abdullahi Baba, the secretary of Gadabuke emirate council confirming the incident said the gunmen came out from the bush in numbers and attacked the vehicles.

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Baba went on to note that the travellers were matched into the bush to an unknown destination.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a set of Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday, December 2, 2020, unleashed another attack in Borno state.

The insurgents abducted about 50 passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu expressway, including a United Nations (UN) aid worker, Abubakar Garba Idris.

A security source who spoke with journalists and confirmed the development revealed that the UN captive is a senior protection assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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In a related development, gunmen suspected to be bandits have unleashed pain on some Katsina communities.

The criminals who attacked the communities also killed two people when they raided the communities in Batsari Council of Katsina state at the weekend.

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Also, about 50 people were kidnapped by the bandits. Some of the attacked communities include Daurawa, Kasai, Biya-ka-Kwana, Bakon Zabo, Tudun Modi, Watangadiya, and others.

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