At least two persons have been killed by bandits in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Kaduna State Government In a statement, issued by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who said the bandits invaded Gwagwada community, two people were shot dead and a church was razed. They also looted houses during the operation.
However, troops of the Nigerian military successfully rescued thirteen persons abducted by the bandits.
According to the Commissioner, “the victims were attacked and abducted in their farm, around Bakin Kasuwa in Gwagwada Village in Chikun Local Government.
“The troops, on receiving credible intelligence of the abduction, trailed the bandits, engaged them in a gun duel and rescued thirteen people”, he stated.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, on receiving the report, commended the troops for the successful rescue operation. He also sympathized with the members whose church were razed during the attack.