Terrorists storm church during service, abduct 40 worshippers

Terrorists yesterday abducted no fewer than 40 persons during a service at Bege Baptist Church, Madala along Buruku Birnin Gwari road, Kaduna in Chikun local government area.

Kaduna Police spokesman, DSP Mohammed Jalige, said he will revert back before the end of the day when contacted, reports The Nation.

The chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna chapter, Rev. John Joseph Hayab, said: “The worshippers were in the Sunday service in the Church when around 9:30 am they heard gunshots very close to the Church. The gunmen attacked the Church and went away with 40 worshippers.”

He added: “Along the way, somehow 15 of the kidnapped persons returned remaining the rest 25 who are presently in captivity without any word from their abductors.”

According to him, efforts were being made to get in contact with the abductors.






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