Witnesses Say Bandits kidnap Three, Kill One In Kaduna Village

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    Governor Nasir el-Rufai

    By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON

    Gunmen, late Sunday evening attacked Akwando village in Kachia local government area of Kaduna State, killing a 73 year old man while abducting three others.

    The incident which happened around 10pm while people were still moving around the village resulted in six others being shot.

    One of the survivors who is receiving treatment in a private hospital in Kachia, the council headquarters, told our correspondent how they were attacked.

    “Some of us, mostly youths, were still hanging around the village square preparatory to going to bed when suddenly we heard gunshots. Before we could run away armed men wearing clothes that looks like military uniform came out from the surrounding bush and sprayed bullets on us Injuring six of us. Others were able to run away,” he said.

    He added that the gunmen then went straight to the house of Bagudu Gambo, the 73 yr old man where they shot him dead in the house while herding three people they found into the Bush. A relation to one of the kidnapped victim said the kidnappers had made contact.

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