Seven Football Fans Kidnapped In Northern Nigeria


Gunmen kidnapped seven football fans as they watched a match on television at a public venue in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria, residents and police said on Monday
Kano, Nigeria, (WebPaki / Pakistan News, app – 28th Jan, 2019 ) :Gunmen kidnapped seven football fans as they watched a match on television at a public venue in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria, residents and police said on Monday.
About 20 gunmen in military and police uniforms seized the spectators in Birnin Magaji town, on Saturday night during the Italian Serie A league match between AC Milan and Napoli.

The owner of the so-called viewing centre, Sanusi Ishie, told AFP: “They came dressed as soldiers and police and abducted seven people while watching the match.”Ishie said others in the venue at the time fled and believed those responsible belonged to criminal gangs who have carried out similar kidnappings for ransom in Zamfara.