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Kidnappers kill two policemen, abduct American, Canadian in Kaduna

Kidnappers have killed two policemen and abducted two foreigners — an American and a Canadian — in Kaduna State.

Mukhtar Aliyu, spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, confirmed the attack, saying the two policemen accompanied the foreigners.

Aliyu said the American and Canadian were ambushed by unknown gunmen on their way to Abuja after visiting Kafanchan, Kaduna.

He said the attack occurred around Kagarko, along Kaduna-Abuja Road on Tuesday night.

“The two police escorts attached to them engaged the kidnappers in a fierce gun battle, which resulted to the unfortunate death of the two police officers,” the police spokesperson said.

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