Gunmen kill 11 people in Kaduna village


-By Ismail Auwal

Armed men raided Albasu village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Monday

The armed men killed 11 people and inflicted injuries on four others

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. on Monday when the gunmen stormed the village on motorcycles shooting sporadically.
The gunmen stormed the village on motorcycles shooting sporadically around 12:30 p.m on Monday.

A farmer close to the village, who simply identified himself as Musa, narrated his experience.

He said “I was at my farm at a village nearby when we heard gun shots and I saw as wounded people were being brought out in blood.

“Eleven people were later said to have been killed by the gunmen that stormed the village around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. It was serious because they (bandits)/have made several attempt in the past to attack the village but failed until yesterday (Monday).” he added

According to Musa, most of the villagers were on their farms when the attackers inavaded the village on motorcycles.
The head of the village, Nuhu Abubakar, who confirmed the attack to BBC Hausa radio on Tuesday, said police later arrived the village after the gunmen had left.

“We performed their (victims) funeral prayers. The bandits also rustled our cows and destroyed our properties.

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