Kaduna Train Attack Update: Female Captive Delivers Baby In Terrorist’s Enclave

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A female captive said to be eight months pregnant when she was kidnapped in the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna bound train, was reported to have delivered in the terrorists’ enclave.
Sources said she was among the two pregnant women among the kidnapped train passengers.

It was reported that she gave birth at the weekend.
“The woman who was reportedly eight months pregnant at the time of the attack, gave birth safely after the terrorists were said to have invited medical personnel to attend to her.

” The state of health of the baby is, however, unknown. She gave birth with the aid of doctors brought in by the terrorists,” the source said.

Meanwhile, the spokesman of the families of the victims, Dr Abdulfatai Jimoh, has said the federal government was yet to reach out to the families, adding that they were currently in the dark about the whole development.

He said it was now 30 days after the victims were kidnapped and taken away, after the train attack by terrorists, an incident that has continued to traumatize them.

“We are in the dark and worried over the development, especially as the terrorists prefer to negotiate with the government.

”The situation is still the same. There is no communication from them. The last time they called like I said was our relations that we spoke to. We have not spoken with them at all.

“From what they said, it was the government they want to talk to, so that’s why they have not called us. But assuming there is an option, we would have explored the option.

“They are not calling anybody and we can’t stretch them. It’s only the government that can talk to them.

“Our relatives are in captivity for 30 days today. So, you can imagine the condition they are in. They said it’s the government they want to talk to,” he said.

Dr Jimoh asked the terrorists to reach out to the families, if there was an option for negotiation of release of their loved ones.

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