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Six Die in Fresh Kaduna Bandit Attacks

Six Die in Fresh Kaduna Bandit Attacks

Six persons have been killed by bandits in Igabi and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna state, security agents have confirmed.

Kaduna State commissioner of internal security, Samuel Aruwan, said on Tuesday that in Igabi local government area, armed bandits barricaded the Birnin Yero-Tami road and killed one Hussaini Suleiman Dari, while one Dahiru Saidu was left injured, and is now receiving treatment in a hospital.

He also said in Gwada village, Igabi local government area, an attack by gunmen left two persons, Yahuza Sale and Garba Sule, dead.

He revealed that in another incident, armed bandits invaded Ungwan Kure, and killed two residents, Mohammed Sani Suleiman and Yahuza Sale.

Likewise, armed bandits attacked Amawan Dadi  Rugan Jauru settlements in Kauru local government area where one resident called “Likita” was shot dead.

Nigerian Sketch reported last Wednesday that about 18 persons were killed by gunmen in separate terrorist attacks in Igabi and Chikun local councils of the state.

Aruwan, who confirmed the incidence on Wednesday, said victims of last week attacks were soft targets.

He said several bandits moving in clusters were engaged and naturalised by security operatives in the state.

According to him, Anaba village in Igabi was attacked and seven residents; Ali Musa, Isa Sharehu, Tijjani Isa, Auwalu Shehu, Hashim Abdullahi, Hassan Saidu and Umar Rilwanu, were killed.

He also stated that many of the houses in the community were razed, along with storehouses and barns, while about 20 cows were rustled and a number of poultry slaughtered and carted away.

He also revealed that Barinje village in Chikun was attacked, with eight persons killed.

He gave the names of the victims as Sunday Gwamna, Lawal Jizo, Salha Barau, Sabo Barau, Umaru Barau, Muhammadu Azumi, Zailani Dogara and Jikan Gambo.

According to him: “Some residents were abducted and cattle rustled during the attack. An unspecified number of injured victims are receiving treatment in hospital.


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