Some travelers were allegedly kidnapped and others shot by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway on Friday, September 4.
However, it was reported that the gunmen blocked the road near the Olam company, about 28 kilometers to Kaduna, kidnaped many travelers, and injured those who attempted to flee.
Recounting his experience, Ibrahim Baba Suleiman, the spokesperson of the Islamic group, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ a, Wa Ikamatis Sunnah, Nigeria (Jibwis) who escaped the attack, said that the incident took place around 2 pm.
According to Mr. Suleiman, a fleeing soldier was shot on the chest by the gunmen while a couple sustained gunshot wounds.
He said the incident had kept more than 1, 000 motorists stranded on the road. It wasn’t until an hour later that some soldiers and policemen numbering 15, chased the gunmen and cleared the road for the motorists to pass.
See Suleiman’s post and more photos below…
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