While residents of Kaduna are yet to come to terms with the Kidnapping of over 100 Bethel Baptist High School students, gunmen have again abducted in Anguwan Gimbiya area of Kaduna state.
According to a resident of the community who spoke with an online media outfit, TheCable, he said the bandits came in large numbers, invaded the community around 11 pm on Wednesday, with “sophisticated weapons”.
According to the resident, five houses were attacked during the invasion.
“There was nothing anybody could do because they were carrying very sophisticated weapons and they were many,” the resident said.
“We don’t know the number of people that were kidnapped yet, but many people were taken away.”
Meanwhile, hundreds of residents have taken to the streets to protest the abductions, blocking the road along Sabon Tasha area of the Kaduna metropolis.
The spokesman to the Kaduna state Police command, Mohammed Jalige, could not immediately confirm the incident when contacted but promised to get back with information.
Earlier in the week, a total of 121 students of Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi, Chikun LGA of the state were abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Monday.
According to Ishaya Jangadi, president of the Baptist Conference in the state, 28 students were rescued after a gun duel between security agents and the bandits.
Jangadi also said the bandits are yet to make any demand.