Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack:Terrorists free 11 Kidnap Victims


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Eleven out of the 61 persons kidnapped following the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna train attack have regained their freedom.

Among those who regained their freedom are six females and five males who have now been flown to the nation’s capital, Abuja.

This was disclosed to News Men by the Spokesman of the Kaduna based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Mallam Tukur Mamu, who has been involved in the negotiation for the release of the victims.

He said the victims were released on Saturday afternoon at a forest, and have been flown to Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He further explained that the 11 victims were freed on health grounds in order to enable them undergo urgent medical treatment.

According to Mamu, their names are Jessy John, Amina Ba’aba Mohammed (Gamba), Rashida Yusuf Busari and  Hannah Ajewole. Others include  Najib Mohammed Daiharu,  Gaius Gambo , Hassan Aliyu, Peace A. Boy and Danjuma Sa’idu.

The attack which occurred on March 28 at Dutse forest in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State left eight people killed and 26 others injured while scores of passengers went missing.

 Recall that last week the Nigeria Police had disrupted the protest of families of the kidnapped Victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack for conducting illegal street demonstration without permission.

The Families had expressed dissatisfaction with the way the federal government has been handling the rescue plan for the 61 victims in captivity.

They promise to keep protesting until their loved ones are rescued from the hands of bandits alive and unhurt.

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