JUST IN: Gunmen Strike Again In Abuja, Abduct Residents

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  • “Some of the kidnappers positioned themselves at strategic positions, while others entered the house and whisked the victims away into the bush.”

No fewer than six persons have been abducted by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.

The latest attack in the nation’s capital, it was gathered, occurred in the Tungan-Maje community in Gwagwalada Area Council.

A resident, who disclosed that the incident occurred around 11:46 pm on Monday, said the gunmen stormed the community in their large numbers with sophisticated weapons.

The resident identified as Yahaya further disclosed that the assailants invaded some houses at Anguwar Dabiri and Anguwar Sarki within the metropolis.

EKO HOT BLOG gathered that the gunmen divided themselves into three groups before attacking three houses in the area.

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“Some of the kidnappers positioned themselves at strategic positions, while others entered the house and whisked the victims away into the bush,” the resident said.

Confirming the incident, the district head of Tungan-Maje, Alhaji Hussaini Barde, disclosed that six persons were abducted by gunmen during the attack on Monday night.

Barde said, “In fact, activities of kidnappers in Tungan-Maje have been causing a nightmare to my people. And I can tell you that since September last year till date, we have recorded 9 deadly attacks by kidnappers.”

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However, the spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, ASP Maryam Yusuf, could not be reached for comment on the incident as of the time of filing this report.

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