JUST IN: Bandits strike in Jigawa, kill 26
No fewer than twenty-six persons were killed on Tuesday morning by bandits in mob clash in Kabaje and Tunga communities of Kauran Namoda local government area of Jigawa State.
It was gathered the attacks occurred around 5am.
Reports said the attacks were triggered by a mob action of a wife of one of the bandits, called Anas.
The incident, it was learnt, led to the killing of the couple’s child and three other persons.
The bandits allegedly mobilised and killed 23 persons in a reprisal attack few minutes after.
Anas said to be a resident of unguwar Sarki in Kabaje was suspected to be one of the informants to the bandits.
Chairman of Kauran Namoda local government Alhaji Lawal Abdullahi confirmed the incident.