Nigeria: Heavy military patrols on Kaduna/Abuja highways after attack on rail track


Following bandits attack on the Abuja/Kaduna rail track, soldiers have taken over patrol of the ever busy Abuja/Kaduna highways. The patrol, is to forestall kidnap of travelers and other motorists plying the route.

Daily Sun, gathered that the patrol consisting men of the Nigerian army, Navy and Air Force which started about a forthright ago is to ensure that travelers get to their destination without fear of being kidnapped or robbed by bandits and other criminal groups making the route unbearable for travelers.

A source who does not want to be mentioned in print, said that having succeeded in planting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), that led to the destruction of a portion of the Abuja-Kaduna rail track, the bandits are now targeting military personnel who daily ply the route to Kaduna where most military institutions are located.

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Source: The Sun News