Some gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped no fewer than 13 women including nursing mothers in Kaduna State.
Reports had it that the dreaded attack was carried out between Manini and Udawa town along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway.
Naija News learnt that the abducted women were on their way to a wedding ceremony in Birnin Gwari, when the criminal group intercepted around 12pm on Thursday July 1.
Among the victims are nursing mothers and a woman with her five daughters. A seven-year-old boy was also abducted.
Confirming the incident to newsmen on the telephone, a community leader, Muhammed Umar said the women abducted are all from Udawa town in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
Umar said; “All the 13 women, majority housewives, were from Udawa on their way to Birnin Gwari to attend a wedding.
“Some of the women are from the same family, like Zainab Abu Jibril the senior wife of Malam Jibril Ibrahim and her five daughters were all abducted alongside others from other families with their infant.”
The community leader also disclosed that the quick response of soldiers stopped the bandits from abducting more people as they blocked the road.
Source: Naija News