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Gunmen kidnap Abuja-bound passengers in Nasarawa


Gunmen have kidnapped passengers traveling from Enugu State to Abuja after attacking their 18-seater bus in Nasarawa State.

The incident which occurred at Doruwa village on the Nasarawa-Keffi road was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel.

He said, “On Friday night, we received information that an 18-seater bus conveying passengers from Enugu State to Abuja was attacked at Doruwa village, Nasarawa-Keffi road, and an unspecified number of people were abducted.”

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Three of the victims were later rescued after the police and other security agencies launched an operation in the area. “Police operatives, in collaboration with other security agencies, responded swiftly, but the act was committed before the information came. The hoodlums were trailed, and the area combed. Consequently, 3 people were rescued, and the vehicle recovered to the police station,” Nansel said.

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Nansel assured the public that security agencies are working tirelessly to rescue the remaining victims and arrest the criminals. “Search and rescue operations are ongoing to arrest the criminals and rescue the victims,” he added.