Armed bandits have killed seven folks, injured many and set homes ablaze in sequence of assaults in Igabi, Giwa and Chikun native authorities areas of Kaduna State.
The state Commissioner Inside Safety and Properties Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a press release issued on Thursday, March 11, mentioned that the armed bandits stormed Gangi village, Igabi native authorities, taking pictures sporadically in what gave the impression to be a cattle rustling operation and killed 4 residents.
The residents killed are listed as Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Saidu, Yusha’u Mohammadu and Osama Abdulwahab.
Two others, Ibrahim Jibrin and Abdulhamid Suleiman sustained gunshot accidents and are receiving therapy in hospital.
In the middle of the raid, the bandits razed three homes belonging to Mohammad Jibril, Salisu Ya’u and Idris Muhammad. A pick-up truck belonging to at least one Umaru Saleh was additionally burnt.
In all, 20 cows belonging to 2 residents of the village had been rustled and herded away by the bandits.
In one other incident, armed bandits attacked Marke village in Giwa native authorities space and killed one Rabiu Haruna.
Equally, at Kuriga in Chikun native authorities space, armed bandits killed two folks alongside the Buruku highway linking with Birnin Gwari native authorities space.
The victims had been recognized as Ibrahim Yahu Birnin Gwari and Haruna Usman. One other sufferer, Mansur Dada, sustained accidents and is receiving therapy in hospital.
He mentioned Governor Nasir El-Rufai famous the stories with unhappiness, and despatched his condolences to the households of these killed, whereas praying for the repose of their souls. He additionally wished the injured residents a fast restoration.