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December 2, 2022
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Gunmen kidnap more than 100 people in north-west Nigeria

Children among those seized from villages and farms, say residents

More than 100 people, including women and children, were abducted when gunmen raided four villages in Nigeria’s north-western Zamfara state on Sunday, the information commissioner and residents said.

Kidnapping has become endemic in north-west Nigeria as roving gangs of armed men seize people from villages, highways and farms and demand ransom money from their relatives.

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