Seven Passengers Of Abuja-Kaduna Train Abducted Have Been Released


 Seven of the passengers abducted in an attack on a train in Kaduna have regained their freedom.

The terrorists that attacked the Abuja- Kaduna bound train have again released seven of the victims.

Tukur Mamu, publisher of Desert Herald, who has been involved in the negotiations, reportedly told Channels Television that six of the released victims are members of the same family.

According to Channels Television, the names of the six family members are Abubakar Idris Garba, a father of four; his wife, Maryama Abubakar Bobbo, and their eldest son, Ibrahim Abubakar Garba who is 10 years old.

Others include Fatima Abubakar Garba, seven years; Imran Abubakar Garba, five years old, and Zainab Abubakar Garba who is only one and a half years.

Abubakar is the son of Chris Garba, a former military administrator of Kano and Benue states.

The insurgents also released Aisha Hassan, a 60-year-old woman, who was battling health challenges while in captivity.

On March 28, the insurgents attacked a train heading for Kaduna from Abuja, which led to the death of some passengers.

In June, 11 of the abductees were released.

In July, seven of the abducted passengers were freed — Sadiq, son of Ango Abdullahi, chairman of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), was among the seven victims released.

On August 2, five abducted passengers were released.


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