Emerging report reaching Page 36 on Monday, indicates that no fewer than 10 residents have been killed in Kaduna State, after bandits attacked 3 villages, in Zango Kataf and Chikun Local Government Areas, under Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s watch.
The latest incident comes barely 24-hours after Page 36 reported that 7 residents were killed by bandits in Igabi and Kajuru Local Government Areas of the State, with many others sustaining injuries.
According to the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the armed bandits attacked Kurmin Gandu village, in Zango Kataf Local Government Area, and killed 5 people.
He stated that, in addition, they also burnt down 10 houses, 2 motorcycles, and 50 bags of ginger, while some dry season Farmers lost water pumping machines, and other valuables around the Zango Urban general area.
Aruwan explained that some survivors of the attack are recuperating in the Hospital, while search and rescue operations are in progress for the bandits.
Similarly, Security Agencies reported that the armed bandits attacked Sabon Gayan and Ungwan Turai villages, in Chikun Local Government Area, and killed 5 persons.
Following the attack, troops of Operation Thunder Strike began combing identified criminal hideouts in the Sabon Gayan area, following reports that several bandits sustained bullet wounds.
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