Gunmen kidnaps 20 people in Chikum LGA of Kaduna state and one killed following random shooting by the unidentified. The incident happened half kilometers away from the City of Millennium.
Victims of the incident were 10 farmers who were said to be in their various farms in community of Udawa and some others, a witness in the residents claims the area has is now becoming too risky for farmers.
In an interview with newsmen, one of the heads of Joint Taskforce, JTF, in the areas where the bandits kidnapped 20 natives, who pleaded for anonymity, said the bandits attacked the Kurmin Sata community around 12:16 am on Saturday.
“Out of the 20 persons, four including two women and men escaped during the attack,” he said.
“The village head of the community and some traditional title holders, women and children were among the kidnapped victims. While they were shooting sporadically, a bullet hit and killed one person in his home. The Police from the Millennium City visited the community this morning;” he said