Gunmen attack Catholic seminary, kidnap three

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Gunmen on Monday attacked a Catholic seminary and kidnapped three other folks.

An legitimate stated the gunmen attacked the Christ the King Main Seminary in Kaduna Converse at about 7: 26 p.m.

In an announcement sent to PREMIUM TIMES, on Tuesday, the Chancellor of the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Emmanuel Okolo, stated the affected seminarians had been in ‘Theology four’ and they belong to the ‘apostles of Divine Charity’ and the ‘Miniature sons of the Eucharist Congregation’ groups.

He stated the gunmen invaded the chapel of the seminary located in a district known as Fadan Kagoma in Jema’a Native Authorities Purpose and at the birth went away with five seminarians. But they later released two of them, Mr Okolo stated in the assertion.

The Rector of the seminary, Stephen Jonah, a Catholic priest, moreover confirmed the incident to PREMIUM TIMES on the phone. He stated the freed seminarians stated their abductors spoke the Hausa language ‘with Fulani accents.’

The assertion didn’t consist of the names of the abducted seminarians nonetheless added that six others sustained predominant injuries from the attack.


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Mr Okolo stated troopers from Operation Marvelous Haven (OPSH) later arrived and accompanied the injured seminarians to the Salem Sanatorium in Kafanchan for treatment.

Precise by the attack, 10 officials including the rectors of the seminary and the institute, 132 seminarians, six non-seminarians, one female non-tutorial workers and one steward had been internal the seminary, the assertion stated.

The diocese known as for prayers for the free up of the abducted seminarians and urged neatly-wishers to desist from taking the regulations into their hands.

Kidnap for ransom is general in Kaduna and heaps replacement states in North-west and North-central Nigeria.

Such assaults are believed to be perpetrated by bandits who mostly reside in forests that transverse the states in the jam.


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