Bandits carrying guns and ammunitions

Bandit Gunned Down On Kaduna-Abuja Highway


A member of the armed gang terrorizing residents of Kaduna State has been gunned down.

I was gathered that the bandit was killed during an exchange of gunfire with security operatives around Kasarami village on Kaduna-Abuja highway.

The incident happened in the wee hours of Thursday, according to a local source.

A youth leader, who pleaded anonymity, said two civilians were killed while a security vehicle was destroyed by the bandits during the shoot-out.

The incident happened 48 hours after the Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara was abducted.

The youth leader said, “A bandit was killed by security forces during the attack,” he said.

“A driver and his conductor who was traveling during the incident were also killed.”

‎The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Jalige Mohammed, confirmed the incident.

He said security forces foiled the attack and a bandit was neutralized while two travelers died.



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