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Two killed as locals repel bandits in Igabi local government area

DESTRUCTION OF BANDITS ENCLAVES BY TROOPS OF OPERATION SAHEL SANITY AT DANKAKA AND DANKURA VILLAGES OF SABON BIRNI LGA OF SOKOTO STATE.

Security agencies have reported that bandits attacked Gidan Maikudi hamlet, a herders’ settlement in Kerawa ward of Igabi local government area, in an attempt to kidnap residents.

According to the report, local vigilantes in the community mobilized to repel the attack, and in the ensuing gunfight, beat back the bandits who withdrew with several casualties.

However one resident, Alhaji Maikudu Husaini, was shot dead during the skirmish. His brother, Nafiu Husaini, also succumbed to gunshot wounds as he was rushed to hospital.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the report with sadness, and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain, while offering his condolences to their families.

Security agencies will sustain patrols in the general area.

Signed

Samuel Aruwan

Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.

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