Terrorists abduct several passengers in Katsina


By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

Terrorists in their renewed attack have kidnapped a driver and all the passengers in an 18-seater commercial bus belonging to the Katsina State Transport Authority (KSTA).

A source who is familiar with the incident spoke under anonymity saying the incident occurred on Thursday at about 12.30 pm involving the bus traveling from Funtua in the southern part of the State to Katsina, the capital city.

According to him “it happened between Burdugau and Yar Goje villages on the Mararaban Kankara – Kankara Highway in Kankara Local Government Area.”

“The terrorists were armed with guns and other dangerous weapons and herded the passengers into the nearby forest”, the source said.

However, there is no official statement from the authorities concerned as at the time of filing this report.