Attempt to abduct workers foiled by military at Kaduna airport
The military has reportedly foiled another attempt by bandits to kidnap aviation workers in the staff quarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at Kaduna Airport.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident occurred barely two weeks after the kidnap of about 13 staff, including a staff of NAMA and his entire when the bandits attacked NIMET.
According to the Nation report, the foiled attempt on Sunday morning was not without a gun battle between the bandits and military personnel.
A source said the bandits gained access into the quarters through porous sections of the airport airside leading to runway 23 / 05.
The bandits reportedly headed straight to their alleged target flashing touch lights to locate their way to his apartment after gaining access to the quarters.
But, a distress call prompted the intervention of the military, which engaged the bandits in a gun duel forcing them to escape.
It was further learnt that workers in the junior and senior quarters are leaving the quarters to look for secured accommodation outside the airport because they are worried over the development.
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