Gunmen Kill Two In Fresh Kaduna Attack

Gunmen have killed two persons in Maiginginya village in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State and wounded two others killed two persons, State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement on Tuesday.

The attack reportedly took place around 3am on Monday, as the gunmen rode on motorcycles and shot indiscriminately while in the village.

The commissioner identified those killed as Nasiru Yahaya and Isah Bature, and gave the names of those wounded as Magaji Goma and Zurkhalaini Alhassan.

The statement partly read, “The Kaduna State Government has been informed that troops of the Operation Thunder Strike late Monday night successfully repelled armed bandits on the Kaduna-Abuja Road.

“Also, two buses ran into a ditch resulting in injuries to some passengers, who were rushed to the hospital by the security operatives.

“Similarly, the government was briefed that security agencies foiled a bandit attack in the early hours of today along Zaria-Funtua Road in Giwa local government.

“The Government will continue to keep citizens informed on the security situation in the state.”

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