Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly abducted a woman and her husband on Tuesday evening at Rigachikun, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis.
Naija News understands that the woman who was pregnant was killed by the gunmen.
A source disclosed that the woman was killed by the suspected kidnappers when security operatives engaged them in a gun battle in an attempt to rescue the victims.
“Kidnappers stormed the house of the victims and went away with them, then security operatives chased them and in the process of fire exchange kidnappers shot the woman and she later died in the hospital,” the source to the nation.
“The women was pregnant and about to give birth before the ugly incident. She has already been buried according to Islamic rites.”
The kidnappers were said to have escaped with the husband.
ASP Muhammad Jalige, the Kaduna Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), was yet to respond to inquiries on the incident.