Kaduna turns killing field, six travellers, two others gunned down

April 1, 2021
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SOME bandits have invaded three local government areas of Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru in Kaduna State and killed eight people.

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday confirmed the separate attacks, disclosing that four persons were injured.

He said at Kan Hawa Zankoro, near Ungwan Yako in Chikun Local Government Area, bandits opened fire on a vehicle which somersaulted, leading to the death of six people while four others sustained varying degrees of injuries.

Aruwan gave the names of those killed during the attack as Aisha Bello, Uwaliya Alhaji Shehu, Ramatu Sani, Muhammad Shehu, Aminu Ibrahim and Ibrahim Abdu.

The injured ones, according to the commissioner, are Zainab Alhaji Usman Surayya Bello, Khalifa Sani and Ushe Sani.

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

“Furthermore, 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.”

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