Nigeria: Kidnappers Attacks Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

Kidnappers again blocked the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway Monday, forcing several motorists to abandon their vehicles and head for nearby bushes to avoid being abducted.

The development has left many motorists and passengers unaccounted for, just as the kidnappers stole their belongings.

A Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who narrowly escaped the attack reports that the incident happened a few kilometres to Katari village in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State at about 3.30pm.

Dandal Kura also gathered that cars hastily abandoned by their owners blocked hundreds of motorists traveling from Kaduna to Abuja the Nigerian capital, as well as those going the other way, found themselves stranded for more than 40 minutes as both lanes of the expressway.

The bandits left the scene of the incident and moved into the bush with some of their victims before the arrival of some security men, who later cleared the road for the motorists to continue on their journeys .The sources told Dandal Kura’s Babagana in a telephone conversation.

The motorists however, called on relevant security authorities to use modern technology, including helicopters, to track kidnappers.

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