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Kidnappers allegedly killed a pregnant woman while abducting her husband at Rigachikun community in Kaduna on Tuesday, November 3.

As confirmed by The Nation, the woman and her husband were kidnapped and taken away from their residence, but the wife was killed when security operatives engaged them in a gun battle in an attempt to rescue the victims.

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According to an account by an eyewitness: “Kidnappers stormed the house of the victims and went away with them, then security operatives chased them and in the process of fire exchange, the kidnappers shot the woman and she later died in the hospital. The woman was pregnant and about to give birth before the ugly incident. She has already been buried according to Islamic rites”