- Armed bandits launch a deadly attack on farmers in Unguwar Danko, near Dogon Dawa village, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
- Nine farmers are brutally killed, while three others are abducted during the attack.
- Villagers bravely confront the bandits, resulting in some sustaining gunshot injuries.
In a devastating turn of events, the lives of nine farmers were tragically cut short as armed bandits mercilessly attacked the peaceful community of Unguwar Danko, located near Dogon Dawa village in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Reports reaching FRESHREPORTERS indicate that the bandits launched their assault on Saturday afternoon, catching the unsuspecting farmers off guard while they diligently worked on their fields. Shockingly, the assailants not only took nine lives but also kidnapped three victims, whose fate remains unknown at present.
Yahaya Musa, the elected representative of the Kakangi Constituency, expressed his grief as he confirmed the heart-wrenching incident to Daily Trust.
He sorrowfully revealed that all those who lost their lives were hardworking farmers, and those wounded by the gunfire were rushed to nearby hospitals for urgent medical attention.
Furthermore, Musa shared that the courageous villagers stood up against the bandits, resulting in some of them sustaining injuries from the exchanged gunfire.
As of now, the state government and the Kaduna State Police Command have yet to issue an official response regarding this sorrowful incident.
Fuel Tanker Explosion Causes Chaos on Lokoja-Abuja Expressway
A horrifying incident unfolded on the Lokoja-Abuja Expressway in Kogi State as a fuel tanker, engulfed in flames, trapped numerous individuals in the vehicles caught in the aftermath of a disastrous collision.
According to reliable sources, the incident occurred on Sunday when the fuel-laden tanker lost control and collided with vehicles coming from the opposite direction.
The collision sparked a catastrophic explosion, enveloping the tanker in flames and leaving people trapped inside their vehicles, struggling for survival.
The Punch had the opportunity to speak with Stephen Dawlung, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, who confirmed the incident.
Dawlung mentioned that the collision had caused a substantial traffic backlog along the expressway, compounding the chaos and hindering the rescue efforts.
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