Bandits attack Kaduna community, kill two, abduct 16


Two people have been reportedly killed while 16 others were abducted in an attack by bandits on Gidan Busa community, Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state.  Five persons were also said to have sustained injuries from gunshot and were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
A resident of the community who pleaded anonymity said the bandits invaded the community on Friday at about 11:30pm when the villagers were asleep.
He said the bandits were shooting indiscriminately when they stormed the village.
According to the resident, eight of the abducted victims were from the residence of one Alhaji Hassan.
He said, “On Friday night bandits came to Gidan Busa and abducted 16 residents, killing two while five sustained gunshot injury and currently receiving treatment in the hospital.
“At the residence of one Alhaji Hassan, the bandits abducted eight persons including his wife and children. They also killed one of his boys and a female.
“Five people sustained injuries from gunshots and were taken to the hospital for treatment.”
When contacted, Mansir Hassan, spokesperson of the Kaduna state police said he was on transit, but promised to reach out to the necesary authority and get back.
He was yet to get back at the time of filing this report.


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