THREE KILLED AS BANDITS INVADE COMMUNITY ALONG KADUNA-ZARIA HIGHWAY
Three people have been killed by bandits who invaded Dunki village along Kaduna-Zaria highway in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Intelligence gathered that the unfortunate incident which happened yesterday left two residents of the village dead.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirmed the attack and said that the bandits were seen by troops of the 4Demo Battalion of the Nigerian Army, moving towards the highway from Sharu village in the Kerawa area.
He said the troops acted on intelligence on the bandits movement and laid an ambush and intercepted them at Lambar Zango and Hawan Kwaranza villages where bandits were engaged in a fierce firefight, resulted in them suffering several casualties.
The bandits, having been decisively halted by the troops on these fronts.
However, retreated hastily via another route and in the process attacked Dunki village, where they killed two residents.
The bandits also killed an unidentified male traveler and later raided Mashashiya and Farguza villages, from where they stole some livestock and other valuables.
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