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Bandits attack police officer’s home, kill 1 in Kaduna



Bandits have attacked the home of a police officer attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT), ASP Aliyu Umar, at Kofar Kona area of Zaria Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

The bandits attacked the policeman’s house late evening of Monday shooting sporadically to disperse residents.

The affected police officer confirming the attack said; “My house was full of people numbering more than 20, including my friend who arrived from Egypt, my aged mother and my siblings.

“When I heard shootings, I opened my entrance door thinking it was police officers on patrol, but I saw three people holding guns and I quickly went back in and shut the door then locked it.”

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He however noted that none of his family members was killed or injured during the attack.

“Thanks to Allah, none of my family members was affected. However, one Abubakar Sani was reportedly killed after he sustained a gunshot wound, while an elderly person, Abubakar, was shot in the chest and is being rushed to hospital for medical attention.”

Umar added that the bandits also rustled some unspecified number of cows from his Fulani neighbours just outside the Kodak Kona gate of Zaria city.

According to him, the area is now calm as a combined team of security agents that came to their rescue have saved the situation.

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