On the 8th of January 2023, kidnappers attacked a sub-station of Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC in Igueben, Edo State, where over 30 passengers and staff of the Nigerian Railway Corporation were kidnapped. Among the abducted are staff of the NRC, the ticket clerk, and the station manager. Abductors, armed with AK 47, as they invaded the train station and shot sporadically.
The passengers waiting to board a train from Igueben station in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State to Warri in Delta State were kidnapped!
The gunmen were suspected to be herdsmen, while those who escaped abduction sustained bullet wounds.
Kids and women were seen running for their lives according to our spokesperson.
Edo State Government confirmed that at least one of the kidnappers was arrested by security men and hunters in the area, also, a search is on the way to rescue victims.