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‘Six killed, eight injured’ as bandits attack Kaduna community

‘Six killed, eight injured’ as bandits attack Kaduna community
May 06
14:40 2024

Bandits have reportedly killed six people and injured eight others in an attack on Ambe community in Sanga LGA of Kaduna state.

The injured victims were rushed to a hospital after the incident.

Daniel Amos, member representing Jema’a/Sanga federal constituency in the house of representatives, confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday.

The lawmaker expressed sadness over the incident and called on security agencies to act swiftly to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

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“I am saddened by the news of the late night attack on the peaceful Ambe community in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State,” the statement reads.

“According to reports reaching me, the brutal attack by suspected bandits claimed the lives of six innocent people, while eight others sustained injuries and are currently receiving medical treatment.

“I strongly condemn this heinous act, which is another attempt to destabilize the peace and security in my constituency and our dear state.

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“It is unacceptable that our people cannot live in peace without fear of being attacked by these criminal elements.”

Amos appealed to residents of Sanga LGA to remain calm and peaceful “as we work towards finding a lasting solution to the insecurity in the area”.

“We must continue to promote peaceful coexistence among our diverse communities, irrespective of our differences,” he added.

“I also call on the security agencies to act swiftly to apprehend the perpetrators of this evil act and bring them to justice.

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“The safety of our people must remain a top priority. We cannot allow the criminals to continue to operate with impunity.

“As your representative in the National Assembly, I assure you that I will continue to do my best to attract development to our constituency while working with relevant stakeholders to ensure the safety of our people.”

Mansir Hassan, spokesperson of the Kaduna police command, could not be reached when contacted.

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