The Angwanwaku community in Kufana Chiefdom of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been invaded by terrorists locally dubbed as bandits who killed a villager while abducting no fewer than 19 residents, including women.
The Secretary of the Chiefdom, Tanimu Makaddas, stated that the incident happened around 12:00am on Saturday when the attackers invaded the community.
The Secretary gave the names of the victims; Kukah Yari was killed, while Abuki Dogo was injured during the attack.
However, Makadas identified those kidnapped to include, Yakubu Abba, Basiru Maiwada, Keziya Silas, Peace Silas, Lami Istifanus, Habila Musa, Bege Liazarus, Joshua Abuki, Juliana Habila, Stella Yohanna.
Others he said, are; Genesis Ezikiel, Deborah Ezikiel, Salomi Dutse, Rifkatu Zaphaniah, Tamar Liazarus, Ejah Habila, Rejoice Ezikeil, Catharine Silas, and Gundu Rubu.
There was no official confirmation of the incident either from the police or the state government.
As of the time of filing this report, the state police Command’s acting Public Relations Officer, Mansir Hassan, had yet to release an official position on the incident.