Bandit-Terrorists storm Kaduna community, abduct 47, injure another

Terrorists invaded the Agunu Dutse community in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State and abducted 47 people while one person sustained a gunshot injury.

A resident, Philp John, who confirmed the incident to The PUNCH, said the terrorists invaded the community on foot in the early hours of Thursday at about 1 am.

According to him, the abductors came in large numbers and took seven vantage positions while shooting sporadically to scare the locals.

He explained that the Community was two kilometres away from Akada Barracks.

John said, ” The victims are 16 Men, nine Children and 32 women. The villagers could not repel them because of the kind of sophisticated weapons they were using.

“Contact is yet to be established by the kidnappers.”

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, did not respond to calls put to his phone number to confirm the incident as of the time of filing this report.

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