Man killed as armed bandits attack motorists on Kaduna highway

Danladi Maisamari Udawa

Armed bandits on Saturday, attacked motorists on Udawa-Birnin Gwari Highway in Chikun Native authorities space of Kaduna State, killing one driver. 

 

The State Commissioner for Inside Safety and House Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed this in a press release on Sunday, mentioned the bandits opened fireplace on motorists on Saturday, March 20, and killed a driver recognized as Danladi Maisamari Udawa.

 

In one other incident, a 30-year-old herder, Yakubu Aruwa was additionally killed whereas grazing his cattle between Gora and Ungwan Pa space Zangon Kataf LGA.

 

Based on Aruwan, the sufferer was grazing with one other herder, one Muhammadu Sani, who escaped the assailants, whereas Yakubu Aruwa was overpowered. The carcasses of three cows have been recovered, with one other three reported lacking.

 

Moreover, troops of Operation Thunder Strike rescued an kidnapped boy, 15-year outdated Doti Haruna, certainly one of 4 boys kidnapped by bandits from Katambi, Kachia LGA. He was rescued by the troops throughout a patrol to Alewa village in the identical LGA.

 

The rescued boy revealed that one other boy, Abdullahi Babale, was launched. Each boys have nevertheless been reunited with their households.

 

Additional experiences from safety companies and group leaders in Kizachi village, Kauru native authorities space have revealed two further casualties from the assault reported on Friday. The 2 casualties are recognized as Kururuwa Ali and Aweki Ibrahim Achinge.

 

This now locations the overall casualty determine from the assault at 12 individuals, as in opposition to the 10 indicated in preliminary experiences. Additionally, a complete of 74 homes have been confirmed razed, as in opposition to 56 initially reported.

 

Aruwan mentioned Governor Nasir El-Rufai prayer for the repose of the victims’ souls, and commiserated with their households. He additionally wished the injured victims a fast restoration.

 

The Governor additionally condoled the household of Yakubu Aruwa and reiterated that reprisal isn’t a viable answer to any grievance.

 

“The killing of the herder, in accordance with safety companies is linked to an earlier killing of a farmer, one Irmiya Godwin, who was killed by final week after working in his farm in Gora Gan basic space.” the commissioner added. 

 

In the meantime associates of the late Danladi have taken to Fb to mourn his loss of life. See posts beneath…

 

Man killed as armed bandits attack motorists on Kaduna highway Man killed as armed bandits attack motorists on Kaduna highway

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