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Gunmen kill one, kidnap retired U.S. Army Major in Ekiti

Gunmen kill one, kidnap retired U.S. Army Major in Ekiti

 

A retired Major of the United States army, Major Jide Ijadare has been abducted by gunmen who killed one person and kidnapped another.

The incident happened on Tuesday September 15, along Ijan Ekiti –Ise Ekiti Road in Ijan Ekiti , Gbonyin Council area of Ekiti State.

The gunmen were said to have invaded Ijadare’ s palm oil -producing factory located along the road and shot dead a staff before whisking the retired army officer and another person off to an unknown place.

According to a source, the gunmen numbering seven shot at the worker while making efforts to kidnap Ijadare and the other victim.

“They shot one of the staff of the factory and killed him. They, thereafter, dragged Major Ijadare and the other staff into the car and zoomed off.” the source said.

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