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Bandits attack 3 communities in Kaduna, kill 7

Bandits attack 3 communities in Kaduna, kill 7
February 28
21:19 2021

Seven people have been killed in attacks on three villages in Kaduna state, following a raid by bandits.

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The villages are in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of the state.

In a statement on Sunday, Samuel Aruwan, commissioner for internal security and home affairs, said Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, received the report with sadness.

The commissioner said the governor wished all those who sustained injuries quick recovery.

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“On a sad note, security agencies have reported that armed bandits attacked Kajinjiri village, Igabi local government area, and killed two residents identified as: Ibrahim Rabi’u and Abdulrahman Mohammad,” Aruwan said.

“One person, Kamal Murtala, sustained gunshot injuries, and is receiving treatment at a nearby facility. Similarly, in Rago village also of Igabi local government area, bandits killed two locals identified as: Alhaji Ibrahim Iro and Muhammadu Rabiu.

“In a separate incident, gunmen invaded Kutura station, Kajuru local government area and killed three residents, identified as: Michael Shadari, Clement Aura Bili and Danlami Shaban.

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“Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the reports with sadness and condoled the families of those killed in both attacks, while offering prayers for the repose of their souls. He also wished the injured victim from Kajinjiri village a quick recovery.”

Lately, the north-west has been recording high cases of banditry.

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