Gunmen kill 2 villagers in Kaduna, abduct 2 others

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Two people have been killed by gunmen who attacked Zongon Aya community in Igabi Local Area of Kaduna State. The gunmen also abducted two people including the wife of a former lawmaker from the community located along Kaduna- Zaria Highway.

Rural Post learnt that  occurred around 11:15pm on Thursday and lasted almost three hours with residents saying those who lost their lives had gone after the gunmen in an attempt to rescue the abducted residents but were ambushed at a village called Tumbau.

It was gathered that a resident identified as Mas’ud who drove the deceased on his motorcycle was shot in the stomach but is still recuperating. Residents also reported that there were several gunshots though out the night.

Confirming the incident, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Insecurity and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan gave the names of the victims as Falalu Dari and Sabiu Idris.

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