Bandits kill one, abduct children, housewives in Kaduna

The bandits, he added, had yet to reach out to the families of the kidnapped victims as of the time if filing this report.
Map of Kaduna State
Map of Kaduna State

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On Saturday night, bandits who invaded Ungwan Zallah Udawa in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State reportedly killed one person and kidnapped over twenty residents including women and children.

The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan in a statement titled, 'bandits kill two in Igabi and Chikun LGAs,' confirmed the killing.

The Commissioner however did not mention the kidnapping of the residents.

Aruwan, according to security report made available to the state government, had said bandits attacked Ungwan Zallah and killed one Moses Jaja.

"In the second incident, bandits attacked Ungwan Zallah in Udawa, Chikun LGA, and one Moses Jaja was shot dead," the Commissioner had said in the statement.

A source said the bandits who were armed to the teeth invaded the community on Saturday night around 12.30am.

According to the source, married women, adults as well as young ladies, were among those kidnapped by the bandits.

The bandits, he added, had yet to reach out to the families of the kidnapped victims as of the time if filing this report.

The source who craved anonymity said, "Last night(Saturday) heavily armed terrorist invaded Unguwan Zallah in Udawa, Kunai ward of Chikun LGA killing one Moses Jaja and kidnapping over 20 people,"

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