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Bandits Kidnap 19 female church members, kill eight in Kaduna

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Armed gunmen suspected to be bandits on Tuesday  killed eight persons along Kaduna-Kachia road and other locations in Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

The information that was gathered says that 25 passengers, including 19 female members of Anglican Church, were kidnapped during the attack

This was confirmed by Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who  in a statement Tuesday afternoon,

He however did not however mention the alleged abduction.

According to Aruwan: “On a sad note, security agencies have reported the killing of eight persons in separate incidents in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas.

“In one incident, armed bandits barricaded the Kaduna-Kachia road around Kadanye village in Kajuru LGA and opened fire on a bus as well as a truck carrying firewood.

“Five people were killed in the attack, listed as: Alfred Makinde (the driver of the bus), Abdulrahman Dela, Dauda Adamu, Umar Dauda and Abdulrasheed Musa.