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Eight Killed, Four Injured In Fresh Kaduna Attack

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At least eight people have been killed and four others injured by bandits in separate attacks in Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna State.

Confirming the incident on Wednesday via a statement, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said armed bandits shot at the vehicle at Kan Hawa Zankoro, near Ungwan Yako in Chikun Local Government Area, which forced the vehicle to somersault,  leading to the deaths of six persons, and leaving four others injured.

In another incident, armed bandits attacked locals at Iburu village in Kajuru LGA, and killed one person.

Furthermore, armed bandits invaded Hayin Kanwa village of Fatika district in Giwa  Local Government Area,  and shot one Alhaji Sule, a businessman in the area to death, after he resisted their attempts to kidnap him.

Kaduna has been experiencing series of attacks by gunmen suspected to be bandits recently.

Just yesterday, bandits numbering about ten were intercepted at Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road where they were attempting to kidnap travellers.

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