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Bandits kill 4, injure 1 in Kaduna



Jema’a residents running helter skelter when bandits struck

The Kaduna State government on Tuesday said bandits killed four persons and injured one in the Jema’a Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner for  Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, announced this in a statement on Tuesday.

Aruwan said security agencies reported the attack on the Goska community in the Jema’a Local Government Area of the state.

He said that the bandits invaded the community and killed four residents.

“Two of the victims were attacked and killed on their farms by the assailants; one woman sustained gunshot injuries and was rushed to hospital,” he said.

According to Aruwan, Governor Nasir El’Rufai expressed sadness at the reports and prayed for the repose of the souls of the residents who were killed by the bandits.

El-Rufai sent his condolences to their families and wished the injured a quick recovery.

Aruwan said security patrols were ongoing in the general area, alongside investigations into the attack.

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