Unknown Gunmen attack Abuja community
Gunmen on Thursday kidnapped scores of residents of Tungan Maje village, a community bordering the
Federal Capital Territory and Niger State.
The hoodlums reportedly stormed the village shooting sporadically in the air.
According to residents, the gunmen stormed their community in the early hours of today and after shooting sporadically,
abducted twelve persons.
Gunmen attack Abuja community, The gunmen reportedly dropped 7 out of the 12 initially kidnapped persons
after they were engaged in a gun battle by police officers and members of the community’s vigilante group.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the FCT command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said efforts are being made to
rescue the remaining five kidnap victims.
He stated that a joint team of police operatives from the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rapid Response Squad,
and the Zuba Police Division responded swiftly to the attack.