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Eight Killed, Four Injured In Fresh Kaduna Attack

A mix of file photographs of the map of Kaduna State and a gun recovered from crime suspects.

 

At least eight individuals have been killed and 4 others injured by bandits in separate assaults in Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru native authorities areas of Kaduna State.

Confirming the incident on Wednesday by way of an announcement, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, stated armed bandits shot on the car at Kan Hawa Zankoro, close to Ungwan Yako in Chikun Local Government Area, which pressured the car to somersault,  resulting in the deaths of six individuals, and leaving 4 others injured.

In one other incident, armed bandits attacked locals at Iburu village in Kajuru LGA, and killed one individual.

Furthermore, armed bandits invaded Hayin Kanwa village of Fatika district in Giwa  Local Government Area,  and shot one Alhaji Sule, a businessman within the space to loss of life, after he resisted their makes an attempt to kidnap him.

Kaduna has been experiencing sequence of assaults by gunmen suspected to be bandits just lately.

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Just yesterday, bandits numbering about ten had been intercepted at Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway the place they had been trying to kidnap travellers.

The Police Public Relations Officer within the state, Mohammed Jalige instructed Channels TV that bandits had been arrested by the police throughout their try and kidnap 5 occupants of a Volkswagen Golf car heading in direction of Birnin Gwari from Kaduna.

Jalige stated on receiving the report, the patrol staff hooked up to Buruku Division instantly swung into motion, engaged the bandits in a fierce gun duel, and efficiently repelled the bandits who scampered into the forest with numerous levels of bullet wounds and rescued all of the occupants of the car safely.

Also on Tuesday, gunmen kidnapped a Catholic priest in Kaduna State, with the Archbishop of the Archdiocese, Matthew Ndagoso, asking the safety businesses to urgently facilitate the speedy rescue of the kidnapped Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Anthony Dawa.

The gunmen invaded Saint Pius catholic church at Kushe Makaranta, in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state and kidnapped the priest.

They additionally took away the spouse and son of the Catechist of the parish and one different individual in the course of the operation.

The incident comes barely 4 days after eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God had been kidnapped by bandits within the Kachia native authorities of the state.

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