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Fear Grips Osun Residents As Herdsmen Abduct Travelers

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Residents of Osun were yesterday gripped with fear as suspected herdsmen abducted travellers along Osogbo/Ibokun road.

BlazeNewz gathered that the incident occurred around 7:30 pm after Aje Bamidele village in Obokun Local Government Area, Osun State.

A villager, who does not want to be named,told the newsmen: “We heard several gunshots and we saw that vehicles plying the road are making U-turn.

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“I got to know that they killed one traveller while they abducted others.”

The Field Commander of Osun State Amotekun Corps, Comrade Amitolu Shittu, confirmed the incident.

“One person was killed by the gunmen while they abducted yet-to-be-known numbers of travellers.

“We saw bullets of AK-47 used at the scene of the crime. We are still combing the forest to rescue those that were kidnapped.”

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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