Nine killed, dozens kidnapped on Kaduna-Kachia road
At least nine people were reported to have been killed, while dozens were allegedly kidnapped by bandits along Kaduna-Kachia road in the early hours of Tuesday.
An eyewitness told Tribune Online that the incident occurred less than a kilometre to Kasuwan Magani in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
According to the source when he arrived at the scene he counted nine corpses believed to have been killed by the bandits.
He said a bus conveying Anglican Church members was abandoned and its occupants were believed to be taken by the kidnappers inside the nearby forest.
According to him, those that got killed were in a truck loaded with firewood, while the kidnapped persons were believed to be occupants of an Anglican Church bus and a Gulf-4 saloon car.
At the time of filing this report the state spokesman, ASP Muhammad Jalige, could not confirm the incident.
Also, the Ministry of Internal Security Home Affairs is yet to make public statements on the incident.
YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
Last week, Nigeria recorded 624 new COVID-19 infections which is the lowest the country recorded in five months, Tribune Online analysis shows.
The 624 new cases reported between March 28 and April 3 is a reduction from the 849 recorded the previous week…
The train started the 156.65 kilometres journey to Lagos at exactly 08:00hrs. The pace of its acceleration was minimal.
At about 25 minutes, the train slowed down at the uncompleted Omi-Adio terminal, a village on the Abeokuta/Ibadan expressway; it’s a stone throw from Apata in Ibadan. Conveyance of passengers from there and other terminals has not kickstarted as the terminals are still under construction and workers were found there…