The Nation (Nigeria)

Gunmen kill one, abduct seven in Kaduna

•Four abductees rescued

- From Abdulgafar Alabelewe, Kaduna

BANDITS have abducted seven persons in Birnin Gwari local council of Kaduna State.

Three women were among the abducted.

One person was killed in the attack, which took place in Anguwar Gajere village. The Na ion gathered that the bandits also stole about 60 cows. A resident, Mohammed Birnin Gwari, told journalist­s that the bandits came on motorcycle­s on Saturday and started shooting in the air.

“Three women, four men and a number of cows were rustled by the bandits after killing one person,” he said.

A former councilor of the ward, Adamu Kutemashi, confirmed the incident.

Police spokesman Mohammed Jalige promised to furnish reporters with details from the area.

The Command said yesterday that its operatives rescued four persons kidnapped on a highway in Jema’a Local Government Area of the state.

Jalige said they were rescued on Sunday following the receipt of credible informatio­n on the incident.

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