Bandits Kidnap Traders Alongs Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road

Bandits have abducted an unspecified number of traders when they attacked their convoy along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway.

One trader is believed to have been killed by the bandits when they closed the highway to Unguwar Yako Forest around 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

The victims were en route to Kaduna and Kano states, according to Daily Trust.

“They attacked the caravan and abducted an unspecified number of people, and one person was said to have been slain,” a resident of Buruku town who requested anonymity said. People were traveling to Kano and Kaduna.”

A health worker in Birnin Gwari also confirmed the attack saying one of their staff wives was among those abducted.

Efforts to speak with the police spokesman in the state, ASP Jalige Mohammed, failed as calls to his phone were not answered at the time of filing this report.

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