Punch News Today

Bandits kill two, abduct three others in Kaduna village attack 

Map of Kaduna State

Bandits have raided the Dogon Noma village, in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing no fewer than two locals, and kidnapping three others on Friday.

The bandits, it was gathered, took away six motorcycles after the attack to an unknown destination.

A source said the bandits stormed the community in the early hours of Friday, shooting indiscriminately at the villagers, killing two during the attack.

According to the source, the villagers raised the alarm but there was no help in good time.

He, however, said security operatives arrived shortly after the attack.

He said, “When the bandits stormed the community in the early hours of Friday, we raised the alarm immediately but security men later came and pursued them out of the area.

“We later recovered two bodies while three persons were taken away by the bandits. Six motorcycles were also taken away by the bandits.”

The Kaduna State Police Command confirmed the incident.

The command’s acting Public Relations Officer, Mansir Hassan, who confirmed the attack,  said the operatives were doing their best to rescue the victims unhurt.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.

Contact: [email protected]

Source link