- The 3 injured are clinic staff
By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Again two persons have been reportedly killed by bandits across two local government areas of Kaduna state, the state Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, has stated.
Aruwan, in the statement, stressed that the three persons were killed by armed bandits in Ungwan Lalle village, Igabi local government area, in the incident that occurred in the early hours of Monday 22nd March 2021.
According to the reports sent to Kaduna state government by security agencies and made available to journalists on Tuesday, the bandits initially attempted to barricade the Kwanar Tsintsiya road, along the Kaduna-Zaria highway, but were repelled by troops and vigilante patrols.
The release added that “As the bandits retreated to their camp, they attacked the village and killed three locals including: Dayyabu Yarima, Dalhatu Ashiru, and Suleiman Samatu.
In another incident, “troops of Operation Safe Haven reported that gunmen attacked Niima Clinic in Golgofa village,Jema’a
local government area,on Monday night. One person on the staff of the clinic was killed, and three others sustained gunshot injuries.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the reports with sadness and prayed for the repose of the souls of those killed, while sending condolences to their families. He also wished the injured a speedy recovery. End