Gunmen abduct 30 passengers in Niger

EMERGENCY DIGEST- Gunmen on Wednesday abducted 30 passengers in three different vehicles at Garun Gabas in Rafi local government area of Niger State.

The gunmen were said to have barricaded the Zungeru-Garun Gabas highway and stopped the vehicles, which unfortunately arrived while they were there.

The vehicles include an 18- seater bus and two other ones.

The incident occurred around 3 pm.

Villagers of Garun Gabas told newsmen that the gunmen were shooting for over 30 minutes before they took away the passengers.

Niger Police spokesman DSP Wasiu Abiodun said that a statement would be issued on the incident.

He did not confirm or deny the abduction as at the time of filing this report.

 

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