Insecurity: Bandits strike again in Kaduna, kill 3

Insecurity: Bandits strike again in Kaduna, kill 3

- Three people have been confirmed dead after gunmen invaded some communities in Kaduna state

- The bandits attacked the communities on Monday, November 23, and Tuesday, November 24

- Samuel Aruwan, the state's commissioner of internal security and home affairs confirmed the attacks

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A report by The Nation indicates that at least 3 people were killed in separate attacks when suspected gunmen invaded Kaduna state.

The gunmen who killed a driver also caused accidents that left many injured on Monday night, November 23. However, they were repelled by security operatives from kidnapping any traveller.

The newspaper reported that the bandits later regrouped and descended on Maigiginya community in Igabi local government area of the state around 2:00 am on Tuesday, November 24.

The attack left two other dead and 2 others injured.

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Insecurity: Bandits strike again in Kaduna, kill 3
Bandits in separate attacks killed 3 people in Kaduna state. Photo credit: @GovKaduna
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The bandits were again met by superior firepower from security forces when they proceeded to Zaria-Funtua Road in Giwa local government in the early hours of Tuesday.

Samuel Aruwan, the Kaduna state commissioner for internal security and home affairs in a statement confirmed the three attacks.

According to him, many of the bandits escaped with gunshot wounds into the forest.

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Meanwhile, the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district at the red chamber, Mallam Uba Sani, has attributed the rate of bandit attacks and kidnappings in the state to the deplorable condition of federal roads, especially on Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria roads.'s regional reporter in Kaduna, Nasir Dambatta, reports that the senator expressed anger over the delay in rehabilitation of the roads during a town hall meeting of stakeholders on the rehabilitation of Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano dual carriageway.

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In a related development, 5 worshippers were killed on Friday, November 20 and over 30 others abducted when suspected gunmen invaded a mosque in Zamfara state.

The unknown gunmen also abducted an Imam while delivering a sermon at Juma’at mosque around Dutsen Gari community of Kanoma District of Maru local government area of the state.

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