Unknown Gunmen have abducted 13 women between Manini and Udawa town
along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway.
The women who were on their way to a wedding ceremony in Birnin Gwari,
when they were abducted around 12 pm 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. A community leader, Muhammed Umar
Muhammed 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.