- A video has emerged on the internet of the yet to be released victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train incident being flogged by their abductors
- In the video, the victims called on international bodies to come to their aid after what seems like a lackadaisical attitude from Nigerian authorities
- Among those being flogged by the terrorists were women and children who are among those kidnapped
FCT, Abuja - A new video released by The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) shows abductors flogging passengers abducted onboard Abuja-Kaduna train on Monday, March 28.
The video was shared on Twitter by Murtala Ibin, a conflict and security correspondent with a media platform with focus on the coverage of insecurity across Africa, Human Angle.
The video shows the terrorists ferociously flogging the abducted passengers while they scream for help.
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Nigerians have been reacting to the chilling video which is now trending on Twitter.
Toluloa F.A wrote:
“Watching the gory video of the ill-treatment being given to the Abuja-Kaduna train victims brought so much pain to my heart. But worse still are those who feel Buhari is the best thing that happened to this country. This is so sad.”
Auta Musa wrote:
“The woman crying in that heartbreaking video is a grandmother and a mother. This government derives pleasure to see us crying. May Allah reunite them with their families.”
Akinwumi Alalade wrote:
“These people were kidnapped a while ago while on Abuja-Kaduna train and they have been suffering since then, u can imagine the forest they are and the humiliation they have been subjected to.”
Terrorists kill 5 mobile policemen in Katsina state
In a related development, five mobile policemen and three civilians were recently shot dead by terrorists at Gatikawa community, Kankara local government area of Katsina state.
The mobile policemen who died in the incident were said to be on special duty from Kano state.
The incident occurred at about 5:35 pm on Wednesday, July 20 when over 300 gunmen stormed the community and started shooting sporadically to scare the residents.
Gunmen bomb police area command, kill inspector in Kogi
In Kogi, terrorists in the early hours of Friday, June 24, attacked the Okehi police area command in Kogi state, killing an inspector on duty.
Reacting to the development, the commissioner of police, Kogi state command, Edward Egbuka, ordered the deployment of additional operational assets.