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Bandits kill two of 66 abducted Kaduna Baptist worshipers, injure three

By  Abdulganiyu Alabi, Kaduna 
08 November 2021   |   3:29 am
Two of the 66 worshipers abducted on Sunday, October 31 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji, Chikun Local Council of Kaduna State have been killed by their captors.

Two of the 66 worshipers abducted on Sunday, October 31 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji, Chikun Local Council of Kaduna State have been killed by their captors. 

Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) Kaduna chapter, Rev. Joseph Hayab, made the disclosure, yesterday, in a statement. 

According to him, the bandits opened fire on five of their victims at the weekend, killing two and injuring three others currently hospitalised in an undisclosed medical facility.

He said: “The lives of Kaduna abducted worshipers are in danger and require urgent intervention of government and security agencies.

“The insecurity in Kaduna State has continued to grow beyond our imagination, and is threatening the peace of the nation.”

The statement added: “CAN Kaduna State is appealing to well-meaning individuals, organisations, those in authority, especially the Federal Government and the international community, to come to our rescue.

“The evil we are experiencing is more than what an ordinary person in Kaduna and Nigeria can handle.

“CAN is appealing to all Christians and people of our state to be united in fighting this evil and be watchful.”

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