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Nigerian military says last hostages from March train attack freed

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Nigeria's military has secured the release of the remaining 23 hostages from a train attack by gunmen in northern Kaduna state in March, which saw dozens kidnapped and six others killed, a defence official said on Wednesday.
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Nigerian military says last hostages from March train attack freed

Nigeria's military has secured the release of the remaining 23 hostages from a train attack by gunmen in northern Kaduna state in March, which saw dozens kidnapped and six others killed, a defence official said on Wednesday.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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23 hostages from Nigeria passenger train reported freed

Nigerian authorities say more than 20 people who were abducted from a passenger train have regained their freedom after more than six months

2 months ago·United States
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23 hostages from Nigeria passenger train reported freed - Local News 8

By CHINEDU ASADU Associated PressABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities say more than 20 people who were abducted from a passenger train have regained their freedom after more than six months. AA government committee assembled by Nigeria’s chief of defense staff said Wednesday that it “secured the release and took custody of all the 23 remaining passengers held hostage.” Authorities didn’t respond to inquiries about how the hostages were fre…

2 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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Remaining Hostages Freed in Nigeria Train Attack

The remaining passengers taken hostage in March after gunmen bombed and attacked a train in northwest Nigeria have been freed, government and security officials said on Wednesday. Gunmen blew up the tracks and attacked the train traveling between the capital, Abuja, and Kaduna, killing eight people and kidnapping dozens in one of the most high-profile attacks this year. "All 23 kidnapped victims of the ill-fated Kaduna train mishap released," Tr…

2 months ago·United States
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Nigeria: Six Months After Train Attack, Terrorists Release Remaining 23 Hostages

The train departed Abuja for Kaduna before it was attacked in a Kaduna community by the terrorists.

2 months ago·South Africa
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BREAKING: Military secures release of 23 remaining passengers of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

The military has announced the release of all the 23 remaining passengers held hostage by Boko Haram Terrorists following the attack on the Abuja to Kaduna train.In a statement issued Wednesday by the Chief of Defense Staff Action Committee (CDSAC), Prof. Usman Yusuf, said their release was secured on Wednesday.The statement reads: “I am pleased to announce to the nation and the world that at 1600Hrs. (4:00pm) today, Wednesday 5-10-2022, the sev…

2 months ago·Nigeria
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