Crime and Security

Bandits open fire on Kaduna residents kill over 30

Bandit terrorists kill district head, 2 sons in Zamfara Community


Over 30 residents of a village in Kaduna State were killed when terrorist bandits opened fire on them. The gunmen also razed houses, shops and cars.

Commissioner of Internal Security an Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan who confirmed the attack on Sunday  said the  bandits attacked Kauran Fawa, Marke and Riheya villages in Idasu, Giwa LGA, leaving more than 20 residents dead as of the time of this update.

Apart from the deaths, houses, trucks, and cars were also burnt, along with agricultural produce at various farms, the commissioner added.

His words, “Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the reports with sadness and sent condolences to the families of the victims of the brutal attacks while praying for the repose of their souls.

“The Governor also commiserated with the affected communities and directed the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency to conduct an urgent assessment of the area towards providing relief.

“The identities of the victims will be published once further details are confirmed by the Kaduna State Government. In the meantime, security agencies have sustained patrols in the general area.”


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