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Hausa Language Saved ThisDay Staff From Gunmen Attack


Unknown gunmen have once more stormed the Utako, Abuja workplace of the THISDAY newspaper withinside the early hours of yesterday. 

 The armed men, consistent with an eyewitness got here in thru the lower back fence of the company`s premises simply as a suicide bomber did 12 years ago. 

 The supply stated the armed men, who stormed into the premises at approximately three am, “subjected anybody on duty, primarily the manufacturing team of workers members, to inhuman treatment— threatening to kill they all in the event that they tried to alert policemen.” 

 He in addition knowledgeable that the hoodlums tried to reduce one in all their sufferers till he appealed to them withinside the Hausa language. 

 "They desired to reduce him with fits till he spoke Hausa to them, that turned into what stored him. If he turned into now no longer capin a position to talk Hausa, I don`t realize what might had been his destiny now,” he stated. 

 After a failed operation that lasted for over forty minutes, the hoodlums have been stated to have left with a promise to return back lower back once more. 

 This came about ten years after suicide bombers hit THISDAY places of work in Abuja and Kaduna. 

 It may be recalled that on April 26, 2012, a few suicide bombers hit THISDAY places of work in Abuja and Kano, wherein eleven folks died. 

 As if that turned into now no longer enough, a comparable explosion additionally happened in its Kaduna workplace hours after the preceding blast went off in Abuja. 

 Meanwhile, the THISDAY control has due to the fact suggested the problem on the Divisional Police Headquarters, in Utako, Abuja.

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