NewsScores Killed As Bandits Attack Kaduna Communities

Scores Killed As Bandits Attack Kaduna Communities


December 19, (THEWILL) – At least 37 people have been reported killed by bandits, during attacks on Malagum 1 and Sokwong communities of Kagoro Chiefdom, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Speaker of Kaura Local Government Legislative Council, Atuk Stephen, who confirmed the incident, said the bandits carried out the coordinated attacks at about 11 pm on Sunday.

He also said that the bandits razed down over 100 houses and destroyed many vehicles and motorcycles during the attack.


According to him, all houses in the Sokwong community were utterly razed down by the bandits, while the entire area has been deserted.

Atuk described the killings as deadly while calling on the Federal Government and security agencies to redouble their efforts to curtail renewed killings in the area.

“Attacks in our area have been consistent and multi-dimensional with efforts of the security operatives and government not seen or felt”, he added.

The Kaduna State Police Command has not issued any statement on the incident.

The spokesperson for the Command, Mohammed Jalige, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.

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