Armed gunmen attack Kaduna villages, kill 4


Armed gunmen have attacked Nasarawa Kalgo community on the outskirts of Jaji, Rigachikun District in Igabi local government area, security agencies reported.

The Kaduna State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said on Thursday that the bandits who came in dozens stormed the village and killed one resident, Harrisu Ibrahim.

Similarly, armed bandits attacked the Kujama area of Chikun local government area, but were prevented by local vigilantes.

However, as the vigilantes retreated to their hideouts, the bandits attacked Janwuriya village in Kajuru local government area and killed two brothers, Nuhu Ishaya and Yakubu Ishaya.

In a related development, bandits invaded Maraban Kajuru, also in Kajuru local government area and killed one resident, Samiru Na Ya’u.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed his distress at these reports, and prayed for the repose of the souls of the dead and also sent his condolences to their families.

He also tasked security agencies to conduct diligent investigations into the incidents.


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