Gunmen kidnap military personnel, others in Edo

Gunmen kidnap military personnel, others in Edo

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Unspecified number of travellers including a military personnel and a Benin-based car dealer have been reportedly kidnapped in Edo State.

The hostages were said to have been ambushed and abducted by gunmen on Monday at Benin-Ekpoma road after Federal Highway patrol checkpoint, Urekpen in Esan West Local Government Area of the State.

Security sources said one of the operational vehicles that was abandoned the crime scene had been recovered by security agents.

Contacted, spokesman of the Nigeria police, Edo State police Command, DSP Kotongs Bello said the case has not been reported with police.

He however referred our Correspondent to seek clarification from the military.

“I have not heard of it. The case has not been reported with us”, he said.

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