TRAIN ATTACK: Igueben train station under attack, scores kidnapped.

It has been claimed that a group of unidentified assailants entered a train station in the Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State with the intention of kidnapping an undetermined number of passengers.

According to reports that reaching bendelnews on Sunday morning, the victims were reportedly waiting to board a train that would take them to Warri in the state of Delta when the attackers rushed the station and began firing wildly.

According to the story, security agents had been dispatched to the bushes located all around the region in order to rescue the victims and apprehend the kidnappers who had escaped.

In spite of the fact that it is not yet known whether or not there was a recorded casualty (s), the material that was made available to newsmen claimed that travellers sustained bullet wounds.

Chidi Nwabuzor, the Police Public Relations Officer in Edo, released a statement confirming the attack.

 In the statement, he explained that the perpetrators of the kidnapping were armed with an AK-47 and had invaded the train station on Saturday evening.

 After doing so, they began firing into the air before kidnapping their victims, who were intending travellers.

"This is to inform the gentlemen of the press that today, January 7, 2023, at about 1600 hours, men armed with AK-47 riffles attacked the train station at Igueben, Edo State, and kidnapped an unspecified number of passengers who were waiting to board the train to Warri. "

This is to inform the gentlemen of the press that today, January 7, 2023, at about 1600 hours, men armed with AK-47 riffles attacked the train station at I

"The kidnappers left some people with bullet wounds after shooting erratically into the air before seizing some passengers. 

In a statement released by the police, it was stated that "the Area Commander Irrua, DPO Igueben Division, and men have attended the crime scene with members of the Edo State Security Network, local vigilantes, and hunters to protect the lives and property of the remaining passengers."

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