Six Killed, 5 Injured as Kidnappers whisk away more on Kaduna-Zaria Highway
Six people have been killed by kidnappers on the Kaduna – Zaria highway, while five others from the scene are battling injuries, among them the Emir of Potiskum, Umar Bubaram.
The kidnappers also took away a yet to be identified number of persons to an unknown destination.
Police in the state say the armed men who were in large number and dressed in military camouflage launched the attack around quarter to 11pm on Tuesday night.
They intercepted commuters at the outskirts of Kaduna Metro and began shooting indiscriminately on sighting the escort vehicle of the Emir of Potiskum.
Both the dead and injured victims have been recovered to a hospital in the state capital for deposition and treatment