Bandits have killed two persons in Makoro Iri village in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduma State.
According to security report, the bandits invaded the remote village and shot dead the duo identified as Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra.
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The State Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs,, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday.
In another development, troops of Operation Safe Haven rescued three travelers from armed bandits along the Gidan Waya- Godogodo road in Jema’a LGA.
The travelers were abducted by bandits who barricaded the road.
Troops responded to a distress call and pursued the bandits, rescuing the trio commuters.
The rescued travelers’ vehicle, a Peugeot 307, was also recovered.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted with sadness the report of the attack in Makoro Iri village of Kajuru LGA, and prayed for the repose of the victims’ souls, as he sent condolences to their families.