Gunmen abduct nine persons in Abuja


Unknown gunmen dressed in military uniforms have abducted nine persons in Pegi, a community in Kuje Area Council of Abuja.

The attackers were said to have ambushed their victims, including a 12-year-old boy around 8 p.m. on Monday.

The gunmen reportedly shot and injured one person before taking away nine others.

Chairman of Pegi Community Development Association, Taiwo Aderibigbe said the attackers also shot at two vehicles including the driver of a pick-up van who sustained injuries.

He added that the victim had been taken to a hospital and the incident reported to the police.

The police has not confirmed the situation.



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