A police officer has been killed, 23 other people abducted after gunmen attack two villages in Kaduna state.
It was gathered that the gunmen suspected to be bandits lunched the deadly attack on Ungwan Maje and Ungwan Laka villages in Chikun Local Government Area of the State.
The villages witnessed the attack in the early hours of Wednesday, September 8, and opened fire on the residents who were still sleeping at that time.
An eyewitnesses account revealed that the gunmen first attacked Ungwan Maje where they abducted 16 persons, majorly women and children.
The bandit who burnt and destroyed properties proceeded to the Ungwan Laka community where they killed a mobile police officer identified as Inspector Yahaya Joshua Markus.
The deceased whose wife and two daughter were kidnapped was on a visit to his family from the Rivers State Command where he was serving.
Below are names of those kidnapped during the attacks as shared by a community leader, George Shekwagah Yusuf:
1..Ihouya Pius john
2..Dominion Pius John
3..Talatu Pius John
4..Ruth Pius John
1..Mrs Deborah Timothy