Just in: Panic as Bandits Stage Fresh Attack in Northern State, Kidnap 22

Just in: Panic as Bandits Stage Fresh Attack in Northern State, Kidnap 22

  • Armed bandits in Kaduna state continue to cause havoc leaving at least 4 with varying degrees of injuries
  • Idon community of Kajuru local government area is the latest village to been ransacked by the terrorists
  • Reports say no fewer than 22 have been kidnapped in the attack that took place on of Wednesday, February 16

Idon, Kaduna state - A report by Leadership indicates that at least 22 people have been abducted by bandits in an attack on Idon community of Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.

According to the report, bandits in large numbers invaded the community and shot sporadically to scare people away leaving four persons sustaining varying degrees of injuries.

Panic stage fresh attack
Twenty-two persons were abducted on Wednesday, February, 15, by bandits who attacked Idon town. Photo credit: @nasirelrufai
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The attackers in the early hours of Wednesday, February 13, broke doors and windows, forcing their victims from their sleep before taking them away to an unknown destination, Sahara Reporters added.

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Confirming the attack, the Supervisory Councillor of Administration, Finance and Health, Kajuru local government area of the state, Bala Jonathan, gave the names of the abducted and injured persons.

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According to a credible source who preferred anonymity in the area, the bandits stormed the community at about 12.30am.

The source said,

“We don’t know how they came but we just heared sound of gunshots followed by breaking of doors and windows. They came at about 12:30 early in the morning.”

Bandits stage fresh attack in Zamfara, burn down 5 communities, kill many people

Legit.ng previously reported that there was tension in some communities in Zamfara state as hundreds of residents scampered for safety following an attack in five communities in Anka and Bukkuyum local government areas of Zamfara state.

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Residents have been trouping into Anka town after bandits killed many people in their villages. The number of those killed was yet to be ascertained.

The villages attacked inc;ude Tungar Geza, Rafin Gero, Kurfar Danya, Kewaye and Tungar Na More.

Tragedy hits Nigeria again as Bandits kill 13 in fresh attack in Niger state

Meanwhile, the police revealed the number of people killed in an attack by suspected bandits on Tuesday in Shiroro local government area of Niger state.

According to the police, 13 persons were killed and not 37 as reported in some platforms. The police said the assailants attacked villagers who were harvesting crops on their farm in Nakundna village in Shiroro council area.

Going further, the police spokesperson said a police tactical team led by the Area Commander in Shiroro had been drafted to the area.

Source: Legit.ng

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