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Eight killed, four injured as bandits attack three villages in Kaduna

Eight persons were killed and four others sustained serious injuries during bandits attack in Giwa, Kajuru and Chikun Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

Aruwan said armed bandits attacked a vehicle at Kan Hawa Zankoro, near Ungwan Yako in Chikun local government area resulting in the death of six persons and one other person injured. The other causalities were recorded in the other two attacks.

He said “Eight people have been killed, and four injured by armed bandits in separate attacks dotted across Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru local government areas.”

“These were outlined in reports made by security agencies to the Kaduna State Government.”

“At Kan Hawa Zankoro, near Ungwan Yako in Chikun local government area, armed bandits shot at a vehicle, which then somersaulted, leading to the deaths of six persons, and leaving four others injured. Those who lost their lives in the crash are listed as: Aisha Bello, Uwaliya Alhaji Shehu, Ramatu Sani, Muhammad Shehu, Aminu Ibrahim,brahim Abdu ” the statement said.

“The injured are: Zainab Alhaji Usman, Surayya Bello Khalifa Sani, Ushe Sani

“In another incident, armed bandits attacked locals at Iburu in Kajuru LGA, and killed one Amos Yari.

“Furthermore, armed bandits invaded Hayin Kanwa village, Fatika district, Giwa LGA, and shot dead one Alhaji Sule, a businessman in the area, after he resisted their attempts to kidnap him.

“Governor Nasiru El-Rufai received the reports with sadness and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain while sending condolences to their families. He also wished the injured a speedy recovery.”

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