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Gunmen abduct three travellers in Anambra

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Gunmen on Sunday abducted three travellers along the Nise junction near Awka, Anambra State.

An eyewitness told journalists the gunmen arrived at the area in a Hilux truck and shot sporadically before whisking the victims to an unknown destination.

He added that the victims include two brothers.

Read also:Gunmen kill two police officers, one other in Anambra

The spokesman for the state police command, Toochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Monday, however, said only one person was abducted.

He said: “The information I have before me shows that one person was abducted.

“The command’s operatives have since been on the track of the abductors and the situation is being closely monitored.”

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