Gunmen ambush, abduct over 70 Kano bound traders in Kaduna

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Gunmen ambush, abduct over 70 Kano bound traders in Kaduna

Terrorists have kidnapped some traders traveling to Kano along the dreaded Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road on Wednesday.

According to reports, the traders’ convoy was attacked by a number of gunmen in the morning, who later disappeared with them into the thick forests.

A local, Malam Umaru said the traders were travelling in a convoy of over 20 vehicles with police escort.

According to him, the bandits struck at a bend near Udawa after Buruku, abducted not fewer than 70 traders from Umaru’s community and scores of others from neighboring villages.

He said in Hausa language that calls on the phone of some of the missing traders, were answered by the gunmen, a development that confirmed that a hundred traders were in captivity.

Reaction from the police in Kaduna on the incident, is still being awaited.

Gunmen ambush, abduct over 70 Kano bound traders in Kaduna

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