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29 août 2019 | 09h59 UTC

Nigeria: At least 50 people abducted in Katsina August 27

Nigeria Alerte de sécurité

Gunmen reportedly abduct 50 people in Wurma (Katsina state) on August 27

TIMEFRAME expected from 29/8/2019, 12h00 until 1/9/2019, 11h59 (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Katsina state

Event

According to local residents, unidentified gunmen abducted at least 50 people in Wurma (Katsina state) on the evening (local time) of Tuesday, August 27, following heavy gunfire in the village. Ransom requests have also reportedly been received. The police, however, stated that 15 women were instead abducted and ten were later released. The hostages' whereabouts remain unknown as of Thursday, August 29; search operations are ongoing in the area.

Further such attacks and kidnappings are possible in the region over the near term.  

Advice

Individuals in Nigeria, especially in Katsina stat, are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant, report suspicious objects and behavior to police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments. The security environment in Nigeria remains complex.

Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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