Bandits k!ll two brothers, injure three in Zaria community

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have k!lled two brothers, identified as Alhaji Mustapha Lawal and Bello Lawal on their farm in Iyatawa area of Igabi Local Government Area, Zaria, Kaduna State.

According to a source, Muhammed Madaki who disclosed this to Daily Post, in Kaduna, on Saturday, June 18, said the victims had gone to their farm to plant some crops when the bandits attacked them, k!lled two and injured three others.

According to him, The injured victims, all women, are currently receiving medical treatment in a hospital.

Madaki said the victims were residents of Kofar Jatau in Zaria city, adding that the attack occurred on Tuesday, June 14.

He also revealed that Alhaji Lawal Kofar Jatau, their father, had narrowly escaped kidnap last rainy season on the same farmland but sustained severe injuries.

In other news, Gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in Borno State, have reportedly k!lled 16 people, including three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF).

According Daily Trust report, On Saturday, June 18, 13 metal scavengers were shot de@d by ISWAP fighters in Goni Kurmi village in Bama Local Government Area of the state .

Security intelligence told Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in Lake Chad that the victims were 11 males and 2 females.

According to the source, He said the fighters, who came in about four utility vehicles and some others riding on motorcycles, surrounded the areas before unleashing terror on them.

Similarly, three members of the CJTF were k!lled when suspected ISWAP fighters attacked them and abducted humanitarian workers in Monguno Local Government Area on Friday night, June 17.

It was also gathered that the attackers who stormed the town through the axis of Marte, through the Gana Ari community in Monguno, went straight to a compound of humanitarian workers and began shooting sporadically, wounding one person in the process.

The sources said that they attempted to steal three vehicles, but could not take them out of the compound. They later abducted three workers and left the compound.

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