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General News of Thursday, 22 July 2021


Gunmen raid homes in Abuja community, abduct six persons

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Unknown gunmen have abducted six persons at Tungan-Maje community in Gwagwalada area council of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Naija News reports that the attack was carried out around 11:46 pm on Monday night.

It was gathered that the gunmen invaded some houses at Anguwar Dabiri and Anguwar Sarki within the metropolis.

According to sources, the kidnappers divided themselves into three groups before attacking three houses in the area, a source said.

The source said some of the gunmen shot into the air while leading the victims out of the community.

“Some of the kidnappers positioned themselves at strategic positions, while others entered the house and whisked the victims into the bush,” the source said.

Confirming the incident, the district head of Tungan-Maje, Alhaji Hussaini Barde, disclosed that six persons were abducted.

“Kidnappers in Tungan-Maje have been causing a nightmare for my people. And I can tell you that since September last year till date, we have recorded nine deadly attacks by kidnappers,” he said.

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