9 Farmers Killed, Others Kidnapped in Kaduna

No fewer than nine farmers were reportedly killed by bandits at Unguwar Danko near Dogon Dawa village in Birnin Gwari Area of Kaduna State.

The farmers were killed yesterday afternoon while working on their farms, according to Daily Trust.

Residents said the bandits whisked away about three other farmers to an unknown destination.

Member-elect representing Kakangi Constituency, Yahaya Musa, confirmed the incident, saying all those killed were farmers and that those who sustained gunshot injuries were rushed to hospitals for treatment.

“Yes it was confirmed to me this Sunday morning that nine farmers were killed by bandits at Unguwar Danko near Dogon Dawa village on Saturday afternoon and others sustained gunshot injuries,” he said.

He explained that some of the villagers also confronted the bandits which led to some sustaining gunshot injuries.

The state government has not reacted to the incident yet but the state police command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Jalige, promised to revert to the medium.

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