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Insecurity: Gunmen strike in Abuja, kill one, abduct NYSC member, others 

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Kubwa, a suburb of the Metropolitan area of Abuja, was on Tuesday night attacked by some gunmen, killing a man and abducting unspecified number of residents including a serving female National Youth Service Corps member.

The unwanted guests had invaded  Extension 2 Relocation, along Arab Road, Kubwa shooting sporadically.

The corps member, who was identified as Adenike, was reportedly abducted in her father’s house in the community.

“The corps member and several others whose number we cannot ascertain now are now missing after the attack.

“We also learnt that two others escaped while they were being whisked away through the hills by the kidnappers,” a resident said.

“The gunmen shot two men, one of them later died of gunshot wounds while  others have been rushed to the hospital.”

Persecondnews learnt that the gunmen had shot into the air at Amilomania Street and later moved to Toyin Street.

“We heard gunshots twice when they first hit a house at Amilonania Street and later went to Toyin Street and attacked the last house near the hill.

“They shot a tailor, Abel, popularly known as Oshodi, and he is lying down dead. They also shot another man but we have taken him to the Kubwa General Hospital at Phase 4, but still unconscious. The gunmen escaped through the hill,” another resident said.

The spokeswoman for the FCT Police Command, ASP Josephine Adeh, has yet to speak on the incident.

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