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Today's Headlines:16 Dead In Central Russia Plane Crash; Kidnappers Attack Police Station In Adamawa

16 feared dead in plane crash in central Russia

An aircraft carrying parachutists crashed in central Russia on Sunday, the emergencies ministry said, with sixteen people feared dead.

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The L-410 plane carrying 23 people crashed around 9:23 a.m. local time (0623 GMT) during a flight over the republic of Tatarstan, the ministry said on its Telegram channel, adding that seven have been rescued from the debris.

The remaining sixteen are “without signs of life,” a representative of the emergency services told the RIA Novosti news agency.

Images published by the ministry showed the aircraft broken in half with a severely dented nose.

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Suspected kidnappers attack Police station, abduct nursing mother in Adamawa

Suspected kidnappers have attacked Ngurore Police station in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa and abducted a nursing mother in the area.

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DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the development to Newsmen on Sunday.

According to Nguroje, the criminal gang attacked the station at about 2 a. m on Sunday, but no casualty was recorded.

” The suspected kidnappers targeted one Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawo B, a resident of Ngurore town in Yola South LGA.

NCDC reports 137 new COVID-19 infections, two deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 137 additional coronavirus infections with two deaths across eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. 

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The NCDC made the announcement via its verified website late on Saturday.

The 137 new cases indicate a decline from the 269 cases reported the previous day.

The new infections have raised the total number of infections in Nigeria to 207,616, with the country’s total death toll now at 2,745.

NCDC noted that 195,132 cases had been cleared and discharged while 9,741 were still down with the disease across the country as at October 9.

Osun Amotekun arrests suspected Kidnapper in Osogbo

A suspected kidnapper, Ridwan Kasali, has been arrested by the Osun Amotekun Corps personnel in Osogbo.

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Kasali, a middle-aged man, it was gathered came from Yemetu secretariat area, Ibadan, Oyo State and was arrested around Capital area, Osogbo, Osun State.

Kasali during his confession said he has kidnapped about five persons and sold them to Lagos and Ibadan to someone named Abija.

The field commander of Amotekun in Osun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu confirm to DAILY POST the arrest of the suspected kidnapper.

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