Bandits kidnap 9 persons after attack on FAAN quarters in Kaduna

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, quarters, at the Kaduna airport came under attack on Saturday by armed bandits in the early hours and abducted 9 persons.

Those kidnapped included a family of 6 and another housewife and her two children.

Information indicated that the bandits gained access to the quarters through the airport runway, at about 12.30am.

The kidnapped victims screaming attracted the military personnel around the area who mobilized and engaged the bandits in a gun battle.


This lasted for several hours, but the bandits went away with their victims on motorcycles.

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Henrietta Yakubu, the spokesperson for the FAAN, who confirmed the attack, disclosed that the quarters housed different personnel from various agencies of the aviation industry. Meanwhile, the Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer could not take his calls and text

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