Tuesday , 4 October 2022
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Military thwarts attempted abduction at Kaduna Airport as bandits attack again

BANDITS again in the late hours of Saturday attack the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) staff Quarters in Kaduna Airport, the second time in two weeks that this horrendous attacks have taken place.

However, unlike the first time when some staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) was abducted, the military this time foiled the attacks

A source who gave NigerianFLIGHTDECK the information said: “Bandits on the rampage again in Kaduna Airport. Following last week attack on the FAAN aviation quarters in Kaduna airport. The bandits in their hundreds attacked Kaduna airport today at 1130hrs.READ ALSO: Abduction alert: Armed bandits attack Kaduna Airport staff quarters, abduct NAMA, NIMET staff

“Their attempt to kidnap a DGM in the senior staff quarters was foiled by the quick response of the military. As at the time of filing this report the sound of gunshot could be heard from multiple directions.

NigerianFLIGHTDECK was told by a reliable source that the bandits  gained access to their quarry through Runway 23  and 05.

Recall armed bandits in the early hours of Saturday March 6, 2021 attacked the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Quarters in Kaduna, abducting about 11 persons who are staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) and their families. READ ALSO: FAAN says Kaduna Airport remains open; evolves improved strategies to contain security threats

Nigerianflightdeck reported that the bandits gained access to the quarters through the airport runway at about midnight on Saturday and went straight to the quarters of their victims.

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