Bandits Invade Hospital, Abduct Babies in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the residential quarters of the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Centre in Zaria, Kaduna State. They abducted babies and about 5 female nursing staff.

The bandits had engaged in gun duel with police stationed nearby and had overwhelmed them.

The Public Relations Officer of the Medical
and Health Union of the Center, Maryam Abdulrazaq, said she recorded six names of those abducted.

She said the latest incident made it the third time their staff would be abducted.

“So far, I have six names of the people abducted but I will try to get the remaining four names by Monday God willing. The principal Security guard on duty, two nurses, Joy Yakubu and Odor and her baby, Lab Technician, Christiana, Kasim from Auditorium office were among those kidnapped,” she said.

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