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Bandits Attack Kaduna Community, Kidnap 22, Injure Four

Bandits Attack Kaduna Community, Kidnap 22, Injure Four

Twenty-two persons were reportedly abducted on Wednesday by bandits who attacked Idon town in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna.

According to Punch, four victims were injured in the attack which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.

The bandits were said to have attacked the area around 12.30 am.

A source told the newspaper the bandits shot indiscriminately and operated from house to house.

“We don’t know how they came but we just heard them shooting, breaking doors and windows. They came at about 12.30 early in the morning,” the source said.

Officials of the state and the police command had yet to confirm the attack but the Supervisory Councilor in charge of Admin, Finance and Health, Kajuru Local Government Area of the state, Bala Jonathan, identified the victims.

He said, “After the attack, the following people were abducted: Justina Joseph, Mary Joseph, Rejoice Joseph, Stephen Joseph, Samson Ladan, Christiana David, Boniface David, Helen Aminu, Mirabel Aminu, Precious Philemon, Nelson Philemon, Christian Philemon.

“Others are Yosi Gabriel, Stephen Clement, Jinkai Musa, Derrick Obadiah, Daniel David, Paul David, Istifanus Peter, Miracle Matthew, Jesse Charles and Favour Daniel.”

Jonathan gave the names of those injured as David Maigaya, Micah Musa, Josephine Matthew and Marshall Musa.


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