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Many villagers killed, kidnapped in Kaduna: Official

“Some citizens have been killed by bandits in six villages of Giwa LGA,” he said.

• March 26, 2022
Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan
Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan

The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of some citizens in six villages of Giwa Local Government Area of the state.

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, however said in a statement on Friday in Kaduna that a detailed security report was still being awaited.

“Some citizens have been killed by bandits in six villages of Giwa LGA,” he said.

Mr Aruwan said the attacks occurred between Thursday and the early hours of Friday.

“The affected villages are Dillalai, Barebari, Dokan Alhaji Ya’u, Durumi, Kaya and Fatika.

“An unspecified number of locals were also kidnapped,” he said.

The commissioner assured that the state government would keep the general abreast of developments.

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