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Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

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Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

Armed bandits on Tuesday killed eight persons and injured four along Kaduna-Kachia road and other locations in Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday afternoon while confirming the killings.

Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

Aruwan said “On a sad note, security agencies have reported the killing of eight persons in separate incidents in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas.

Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

“In one incident, armed bandits barricaded the Kaduna-Kachia road around Kadanye village in Kajuru LGA and opened fire on a bus as well as a truck carrying firewood.

“Five people were killed in the attack, listed as: Alfred Makinde (the driver of the bus), Abdulrahman Dela, Dauda Adamu, Umar Dauda and Abdulrasheed Musa.

“Three persons were injured, and are receiving treatment in hospital. They are: Murtala Ibrahim, Ali Manager and Abdullahi (full name unknown)

Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

“Similarly, armed bandits barricaded the Kaduna-Kachia road at the Doka axis of Kajuru LGA and shot at a truck, killing the driver.

“In Kachia LGA, armed bandits invaded a herders settlement in Inlowo village, and killed one Ibrahim Alhaji Haruna, before carting away 180 cows.

Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers in Kaduna

“At Akilbu village in Kachia LGA, armed bandits shot at a vehicle, injuring two persons, Mansur Ibrahim and Muhammadu Aminu. Mansur Ibrahim later died in hospital while Muhammadu Aminu continues to receive treatment.”

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