Six people in Igabi and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna State have been reportedly killed by some suspected armed bandits.
The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan in a statement issued on Tuesday, March 2, said armed bandits blocked the Birnin Yero-Tami road, Igabi, and killed one Hussain Suleiman Dari. One Dahiru Saidu was left injured and is receiving treatment in a hospital.
At Gwada village, Igabi local government area, an attack by gunmen left two persons, Yahuza Sale and Garba Sule, dead.
In another incident, armed bandits invaded Ungwan Kure, and killed two residents, Mohammed Sani Suleiman and Yahuza Sale.
Similarly, armed bandits attacked Amawan Dadi Rugan Jauru settlements in Kauru local government area. One resident known as “Likita” was shot dead.
Aruwan said that Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the reports with sadness, and sent his condolences to the families of those killed while praying for the repose of their souls. He also wished that injured citizens a quick recovery.