Bandits Kills 34 In Kaduna

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Bandits have attacked Madamai village in Kaura local government area of Kaduna state killing 34 people and injuring seven others, while setting buildings ablaze, according to security report.
Eight people were also reported to have been killed in a reprisal attack in Kacecere village Zangon Kataf local government area, also of Kaduna state, while six people were injured and many houses razed by the attackers, according to Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan.
Speaking in a statement on Monday, Aruwan said, “Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna state government, the killing of 34 citizens in an attack in Kaura local government area.
According to the reports, unidentified gunmen attacked Madamai village in Kaura local government.
The troops mobilised to the location and also came under fire, before forcing the assailants to withdraw after an intense exchange. Some houses were set ablaze by the attackers at one end of the village.

The troops put out the fire at three of the burning houses, and rescued six locals from the infernos.
As of the time of this update, 34 residents have been confirmed dead following the attack. Seven others sustained injuries, and were rushed to a hospital in Plateau.

tasked security agencies to conduct thorough investigations into the incident.

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