Bandits kill five, burn nine houses in fresh Kaduna attack

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Five persons have been confirmed killed and nine houses burnt in a fresh attack on Madamai village of Kaura Local Government Area by unknown gunmen.

Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

According to Aruwan, one vehicle was also vandalised by the assailants.

He said the Acting Governor, Hadiza Balarabe, received the report with sadness, and condemned the resurgence of gruesome violence in the area.

Balarabe, who is acting on behalf of Governor Nasir El-Rufai, currently away in London, also appealed to residents to remain calm, and directed security agencies to conduct thorough investigations into the incident.




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