BREAKING: Bandits Abduct Scores Of Travellers In Niger

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  • Bandits have abducted scores of travellers in Niger State.


EKOHOTBLOG reports that bandits have abducted over 30 passengers at Garun-Gabas in the Rafi Local Government Council of Niger State.

This online news platform gathered that the victims were abducted on Wednesday afternoon along the Zungeru-Garin-Gabas highway.


It was further learnt that the victims were traveling in an 18-seater bus and two other vehicles when they ran into the bandits

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An eyewitness disclosed that the gunmen blocked the road shooting sporadically into the air to scare villagers who scampered to various directions before whisking the passengers away to an unknown location.

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Also speaking on the incident, a resident of the area, who declined to be named, added that the bandits, after kidnapping the travellers, ran into the Kundu forest in Rafi to rustle cattles.

Meanwhile, the Niger State Police Command had yet to react to the incident as of press time.


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