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Gunmen Abducted 20, Not 32 Train Passengers - Edo Gov't Clarifies

Posted by Samuel on Wed 11th Jan, 2023 - tori.ng

Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, said seven of the abductees have been rescued, leaving 13 victims still with the gunmen.

 Edo Train station

The Edo State Government has made some clarifications about the the train station abduction in the state.

The government stated that abducted passengers at the Tom Ikimi/Ekehen station in Igueben on Saturday were 20 and not 32 as widely reported.

Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, said seven of the abductees have been rescued, leaving 13 victims still with the gunmen.

Nehikhare told reporters security agents, vigilance members and hunters were on the heels of the AK-47-wielding gunmen.

He assured they will be rescued unhurt and without payment of ransom.



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