Two Killed, Seven Children Injured In Kaduna

A map showing Kaduna, a state in Nigeria's North-Central region.


Bandits have killed two people in Kachia and Igabi local government areas of Kaduna State.

The killings come barely 24 hours after the state governors of the northwest zone held a meeting with the newly appointed service chiefs on how to end the spate of insecurity in the zone.

Confirming the incident, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the bandits attacked Akwando village in Kachia Local Government Area and killed one Elder Dikko Bagudu, a resident of the community.

In another incident, armed bandits barricaded the road from Sabon Birni to Rikau in Igabi local government area and killed one Ibrahim Abdulmumin, a resident of Rikau village, while One Sahabi Shafiu, son of the village head of Rikau, was also injured.


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