No fewer than 18 persons have been killed by gunmen in separate attacks in Igabi and Chikun councils of Kaduna State. Confirming this yesterday, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the victims of the attack were soft targets.
The commissioner, however, stated that several bandits moving in clusters were engaged and naturalised by security operatives in the state. According to Aruwan, Anaba village in Igabi was attacked and seven residents namely Ali Musa, Isa Sharehu, Tijjani Isa, Auwalu Shehu, Hashim Abdullahi, Hassan Saidu and Umar Rilwanu were killed.
He also stated that many of the houses in the community were razed, along with storehouses and barns, while about 20 cows were rustled and a number of poultry slaughtered and carted away.
Barinje village in Chikun was attacked, with eight persons killed, he said, listing the victims as Sunday Gwamna, Lawal Jizo, Salha Barau, Sabo Barau, Umaru Barau, Muhammadu Azumi, Zailani Dogara and…
Source: Guardian Newspaper