Thu. Jan 27th, 2022

9 Killed In Fresh Attacks In Kaduna

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Nine people have been killed in Chikun, Zangon Kataf, Igabi and Zaria local government areas of Kaduna State.

The state Commissioner Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed in a statement issued on Friday.

According to him, military and police authorities reported the killings to the State Government.

He said ‎three people were killed when bandits barricaded the Buruku-Udawa section of the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road in Chikun LGA.

He also said ‎one person sustained gunshot injuries and is receiving treatment in hospital.

Aruwan said in the Yola-Kadi general area also of Chikun LGA, bandits killed one and left another resident injured.

He added that bandits killed two people in Sako village, Zangon Kataf LGA. ‎Also in Zangon Kataf LGA, two corpses were discovered by a patrol team in the Kurfi-Magamiya general area.

‎In Zaria LGA, bandits killed one Alhaji Habibu in Saye village.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai was quoted to have expressed sadness at these reports and prayed for the repose of the souls of those killed in the attacks, while wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

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