Gunmen Invades Community in Kaduna, Kills 4
By ALEX UANGBAOJE, Kaduna
Unknown gunmen on Monday evening invaded Gurguzu village, close to Maguzawa, a suburb of Rigasa in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, killing four persons and leaving about six others injured.
About 500 people in the community are presently displaced and taking refuge at a primary school in Rigasa.
Meanwhile, Kaduna State government has asked the citizens to remain calm and go about their lawful business, as it has launched a manhunt on the killers.
The incident happened around 6:00pm on Monday, when unknown gunmen stormed a farm in the village with motorcycle and shot people on the farm land. Four people were reported killed immediately while, four others were injured.
Our Correspondent gathered that the injured victims were rushed to the hospital and are currently recovering at the time of this report.
Briefing newsmen after the state security council meeting, Assistant Commissioner of Police, in-charge of Kaduna Command, Ahmed Tijjani Abdullahi said, “around 17:50, that is 5:50pm yesterday. The gunmen invaded the village on bike and killed a farmer and three other co-farmers. They injured four others and similarly many of the victims, the injured ones were rushed to the hospital.
“Immediately, we deployed our men to the area, calm has returned and our men are patrolling the whole place. Contrary to what is been circulated on the social media, this is what actually happened.” He said.
Speaking on the situation on ground, Chairman Interim Management Committee of Igabi Local Government, Jabir Khamis said about 500 people from the village are displaced and government is taking care of them