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Bandits kill one, injure another in Kaduna

ONE PERSON was reportedly dead while another was injured on Friday, after some suspected bandits, invaded Ungwan Ayaba, near Juji in Sabon Tasha Ward of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna metropolis.

The incident was said to have occured in the afternoon.

Though details of the incident were sketchy at press time but it was learnt that, many residents of the area have fled the community and are taking refuge in Juji.

A source which pleaded anonymity said, “Many refugees are in my house right now after escaping from Ungwan Ayaba. It is pathetic and sad that the bandits are becoming more daring, even staging attack in broad daylight,” the source, based in Juji said

He said the IDPs from Ungwan Ayaba currently in Juji are over 50, following bandits attacks on the community over the past three days.

Two days ago, one of my cousins there was killed and three of his brothers were abducted.”
Contacted, the Spokesperson, Kaduna State Command, ASP Muhammed Jalige said he was yet to be briefed on the development.
He, however, promised to reach the Divisional Police Officer in the area to furnish him with details.

Ungwan Ayaba is located in Kakau Ward, Chikun LGA, few kilometres from Gonin Gora along Kaduna-Abuja Highway.

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