Kaduna State authorities on Wednesday confirmed that there was an assault on communities throughout Igabi and Chikun native authorities areas killing 18 individuals
This was contained in an announcement issued by the State Commissioner for Inside Safety and Residence Affairs, Samuel Aruwan
He stated dozens of bandits had been neutralized in a number of areas
“Safety businesses have reported a sequence of assaults by armed bandits on comfortable targets in Igabi and Chikun native authorities areas occurring during the last 48 hours.
“In accordance with the studies, Anaba village in Igabi native authorities space was attacked and 7 residents killed. These killed are Ali Musa, Isa Sharehu, Tijjani Isa, Auwalu Shehu, Hashim Abdullahi, Hassan Saidu, Umar Rilwanu ”
He stated lots of the homes locally had been burnt down, together with storehouses and barns, about 20 cows had been rustled and a few poultry slaughtered and carted away.
“Additionally, Barinje village in Chikun native authorities space was attacked, with eight individuals killed, they’re Sunday Gwamna, Lawal Jizo, Salha Barau, Sabo Barau, Umaru Barau, Muhammadu Dan Azumi, Zailani Dogara, Jikan Gambo” the assertion stated
The assertion additional defined that, “Some residents had been kidnapped, and cattle rustled throughout the assault. An unspecified variety of injured victims are receiving therapy within the hospital.
“The assaults on these comfortable targets at Anaba and Barinje villages in Igabi and Chikun LGAs respectively adopted the killing of a number of armed bandits through focused air operations.
“Air platforms had earlier performed armed reconnaissance round Anaba village. The crew noticed homes on hearth and locals migrating to close by settlements. Some motorbikes had been noticed with suspicious actions beneath some bushes; probing photographs had been fired at these.”
“Herds of cattle had been noticed with bandits at Malul Forest and had been engaged accordingly.
“Additionally, air platforms performed armed reconnaissance over some affected areas. Kawuri, Chikun, Godani, Kusasu, Godani Station, Kwafe, Kuduru, Irina, Chikwale, Kudame, Kwakwau, Beni, Akilbu, Polewire, Rijana, Rugu, Olam farms and adjoining areas had been lined.
“Bandits in massive numbers on bikes had been sighted on a monitor resulting in Kankomi. They had been trailed and engaged by the crew, with scores seen neutralized afterwards.
“Equally, following intelligence of bandits converging at forests in between Maidaro/Damari normal space of Giwa/Birnin Gwari LGAs, armed reconnaissance was performed over the areas, along side floor troops who performed cordon-and-search operations within the space.
“An additional mission was performed over Gagafada, Birnin Gwari LGA. No suspicious actions had been noticed right here. The scan was prolonged to Gwaska, Goron Dutse, Kuyanbana, Maidaro and Sabon Birni.
“Suspicious actions had been sighted at Goron Dutse, the sources of which had been promptly engaged and neutralized. Additionally at Kuyanbana, a protracted convoy of bikes was noticed heading into the forest, which was likewise vigorously engaged and neutralized.
“Regrettably, armed bandits attacked the loosely linked communities of Kwarten Rigasa, Kwarten Waziri and Kwarten Shaku in Igabi native authorities space.