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Gunmen Abduct Catholic Nuns in Delta

By Ololade Olatimehin

October 27, 2018

Five Catholic Nuns of the Order of the Missionary of Martha and Mary in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area (LGA), Delta State were on Friday kidnapped by gunmen.

PUNCH reports that they were returning from a burial ceremony in the south-east when they were kidnapped at Railway Line near Agbor, in the LGA of the state.

The Nuns who are under the Issele-Uku Diocese of the Catholic Church, were reportedly shot at in a vehicle with two of them getting hit on the legs.

A priest in the diocese was quoted as saying: “Please, pray for the release of five MMM Sisters kidnapped at Agbor, and two other MMM Sisters in the same vehicle shot at the leg region.

“The sisters were on their way from the east where they went for a funeral.”

Muhammad Mustafa, the state commissioner of police, confirmed the incident, saying that the identity of the victims were yet to be ascertained.

He added that they were more than five as at the time of the attack by the hoodlums who shot sporadically into the air.

Mustafa said operatives of the command were on the look out for the kidnappers.

 

Picture Source-Daily Post

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