Troops under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven has informed the Kaduna State Government of an attack on Kizachi village in Kauru local government area.
This was contained in a statement issued by Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan on Tuesday.
‘’The troops responded to a distress call and arrived the location to find two persons – Musa Garba and Yakubu Yawo – shot dead. Two others – Monday Joseph and Jacob Thomas – sustained gunshot injuries,’’ said the statement.
‘’The victims were ambushed by unknown gunmen between Bakin Kogi and Narido village, as they made their way from Bakin Kogi Market.’’
According to the statement, Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed concern at the report of the attack, and sent condolences to the families of the bereaved, while praying for the repose of the victims’ souls, and a quick recovery for the injured.
In the statement, the Governor tasked security agencies to ensure a detailed investigation into the incident.
‘’In the meantime, the injured victims have been taken to hospital for treatment, and troops are dominating the area. ‘’