Bandits kill seven in fresh Kaduna attacks

Five villagers have yet again been killed by bandits and16 others abducted in Kerawa village of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Bandits kill seven in fresh Kaduna attacks

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Igabi, Chikun and Zango-Kataf Local Government Areas in Kaduna State were attacked by bandits killing seven people.

The attack also left many injured according to Samuel Aruwan, the state commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs.

He disclosed this in a statement on Sunday but left out the day the attacks took place.

Aruwan said, "One Mallam Mamuda was left injured, as the bandits carted away some motorcycles and supplies from the community.

"One Joshua Kawu sustained gunshot wounds to the chest, and was rushed to hospital, where he was unfortunately confirmed dead.

"Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that four people were killed, and one injured, during an attack by bandits in Kerawa, Igabi LGA.

"In another incident, armed bandits attacked commuters along the Ungwan Rimi-Afana Road in Zangon Kataf LGA.

In another statement titled 'Bandits kill two in Igabi and Chikun LGAs,' the commissioner said security reports to the state government confirmed bandits killing of two persons in Igabi and Chikun Local Government Areas of the state.

He said, "The bandits attacked the village and broke into some homes, all the while shooting into the air. One Hadiza Mohammed, a housewife, was caught by their gunfire and died instantly.

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

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