Two Canadians and two Americans have been abducted by suspected kidnappers in Kaduna State.

The police command in the state confirmed the abduction late on Wednesday.

It said the four foreign nationals were abducted along Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State.

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The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mukhtar Aliyu said the nationals were said to be returning to Abuja from Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area when they were forcefully taken.

He added “the kidnappers laid ambush for them and engaged the escorts in gun duel which led to the death of two policemen while the four foreigners were whisked to unknown destination.”

He said the Command has swung into action deploying its anti-kidnap unit and gave an assurance that the abductors would be brought to book.

The officer urged Nigerians to be vigilant and report any suspected persons or group to appropriate authorities.

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