Bandits Strike In Kaduna, Kill Seven, Rustle Cows


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Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led government on Thursday disclosed that bandits killed seven people and rustled about 20 cows in the state.

The development was disclosed in a statement released by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruna.

Aruna in the statement noted that the bandits attacked Gangi village in the Igabi Local Government Area, shooting indiscriminately and killing four persons.

The Commissioner identified the victims of the attack as Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Saidu, Yusha’u Mohammadu and Osama Abdulwahab.

He further stated that two people, Ibrahim Jibrin and Abdulhamid Suleiman, sustained gunshot wounds.

According to Aruna, three houses belonging to Mohammad Jibril, Salisu Ya’u and Idris Muhammad and a pick-up truck belonging to one Umaru Saleh was burnt.

The commissioner added that 20 cows belonging to two residents of the village were rustled by the bandits.

The commissioner added that in another attack at Marke village in the Giwa LGA, the bandits killed one Rabiu Haruna.

He said in Kuriga, Chikun LGA, the bandits killed two people along Buruku Road.

“The victims were identified as Ibrahim Yahu Birnin Gwari and Haruna Usman,” he added.

This is coming after suspected gunmen abducted students at the Federal College of Forestry Mechanism in the Mando area of Kaduna State.

According to the BBC, a witness said half of the female students were taken but not a single male was abducted.

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