Bandits kill 80-year-old woman, a Ward Head and three others in Kaduna

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Bandits kill 80-year-old woman, a Ward Head and three others in Kaduna

An 80-year-old woman, a Ward Head and three persons have been killed by suspected bandits in separate attacks on two villages of Chikun and travellers in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

 

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement released today January 17.

 

It reads

“Security agencies have reported the killing of an aged woman in Sharu village, Igabi local government area.  According to the report, armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes. As they shot sporadically, Hauwwa Umaru, 80, was hit by a bullet and died instantly.

In another incident, unknown gunmen killed one Samaila Yohanna, the Ward Head of Konti, in Chikun local government area. Also in Chikun local government area, bandits killed two locals, Alhaji Sani and Malam Rabiu, at Dande.

In Giwa local government area, armed bandits barricaded the road between Fatika and Kidandan and opened fire on commuters plying the…



Source: Linda Ikeji