Armed gunmen injure 10, kill one in Jigawa State

The Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed that unidentified gunmen Wednesday night attacked Garin Maidawa, Abiya ward of Dutse local government in the state.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Zama Sanchi, while confirming the sad incident to newsmen, said the gunmen killed one person and left ten injured.

He also narrated that the invaders were armed robbers and the command has already mobilised the officials of Special Anti Robbery Squad to be deployed to the area.

The Councillor of Abiya ward, Mr Safiyanu Abdu, said the incident happened yesterday night when people were about to sleep. He said “some people came in with weapons, shooting sporadically at people.”

He added that one person was already dead and nine people rushed to Rasheed Shakoni Teaching Hospital for treatment.


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