Gunmen abduct nursing mothers, babies, others in Kaduna hotel

Gunmen had stormed a hotel in Damishi village of Chikun local government of Kaduna State and abducted six people including two nursing mothers and their babies.

Findings gathered that the hoodlums had invaded the community with AK47 rifles and went straight to the hotel.

A residents Moses Samuel said on arrival they moved from one room to room to ask the occupants to come out

It was gathered that the hotel used to provide shelter to the people of the area whenever there is an attack.

Samuel disclosed that it was possible the marauders numbering about 30 must-have gotten wind of those who hide in the hotel because there was an early attack.

“They knocked at the rooms and kidnapped many people, most of them women and children. so they released the children and went with six women, including two nursing mothers and their babies.

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“Rarely a week passes without somebody being abducted by gunmen in Damishi and neighbouring communities,” he said.

“Some of us were living in Kaduna metropolis, we bought land and built our houses here. But with the current security situation, I have moved my family to our family house in Kaduna pending when I get a place to rent.

When contacted, the police image maker, Muhammad Jalige, could not confirm the incident, saying as soon as the state command is briefed he will respond accordingly.


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