Yenagoa: (Shadesofgalaxy) An armed man robbed 32 passengers waiting for a train at Tom Ekeme Station in Edo State, Nigeria.
According to foreign news agencies, a clan of police shepherds kidnapped 32 passengers waiting for the “Sõjalinna” train, while several others were kidnapped at the station. A report also shot.
According to local authorities, the armed man kidnapped 32 people, one of whom escaped from prison.
According to foreign media, this incident is the latest example of the insecurity of the citizens of Africa’s most populous country, and this situation is being seen as a challenge for the country’s upcoming presidential elections.
The local government said police, military and community teams had been formed to search for the hostages and hoped they would be rescued from their captors within hours.
Those who were abducted in March last year were also held hostage until October, he said.