Hoodlums Attack Waru Village In Abuja

Hoodlums Attack Waru Village In Abuja

Hoodlums who torched 18 cars and vandalised four other vehicles at Apo mechanic village on Monday , continued with their brigandage as they invaded Waru and Wumba communities on Tuesday morning .

NAN gathered that the thugs carried out attacks on individuals in their homes.

A resident of the village , Mercy Adolo , who spoke to our correspondent on the phone , explained that residents were fleeing the community into the nearby mountains to escape attacks .

She said, “ We are under attack in Waru; as I speak with you , the thugs are going from house to house , we are not safe. ”

Our correspondent who was a few kilometres from the village could see plumes of smoke in the air.

It was learnt that a contingent of riot policemen had been deployed in the area.

A team of policemen were also observed at the Kabusa Junction , the scene of Monday incident .

Carcasses of burnt cars littered the area while some vehicles had their windshields damaged .

A car dealer was seen crying profusely and rolling on the floor as he lamented the loss of his vehicles .

A car owner , who did not give his name, said he had a huge amount of money in his vehicle that was razed.




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