Breaking: Gunmen attack, kidnap train passengers in Edo


Gunmen have kidnapped unspecified number of passengers after attacking a train station at Igueben in Edo State

The Edo state police command confirmed that the gunmen who were armed with AK-47 rifles stormed the train station at about 4pm on Saturday 7th January shooting sporadically and kidnapped the passengers who were waiting to board the train to Warri.

According to the Police, Area Commander Irrua, the DPO of Igueben Division, and other men of the police have visited the scene of crime with members of Edo State Security Network, local vigilante, and hunters with a view to protect the lives and property of the remaining passengers.

The police said bush combing operations had commenced in order to rescue the victims and arrest the fleeing kidnappers.