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Bandits kill one person, Kidnap 33 in Kaduna


Armed bandits have, Wednesday night, killed at least one person and kidnapped 33 in in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, leaving several people injured.

Kachia District Head, Idris Suleiman narrated the ordeal to the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, during his visit to the area.

Suleiman said the bandits in their large numbers invaded the community at about 9pm and started shooting sporadically thereby creating pandemonium in the village.

According to him, the bandits first attacked a bakery where they kidnaped five persons and killed the driver to the owner of the bakery.

They later moved to another area called Mother Cat where they also kidnapped 28 persons including a pregnant woman.

He explained that the bandits also looted several shops within the town after the traders abandoned their shops and scampered for safety.

The latest attack in Kachia comes a few days after the village head of Dogon Daji community in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mallam Anja, was shot dead by bandits.

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