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Bandits kill soldier, kidnap don’s wife, children in Zaria

Armed bandits, Monday night, stormed the Zaria home of a lecturer and killed one of the soldiers trying to rescue his wife, children and other natives from kidnappers.

“Also, the home of Kaduna State University (KASU) employee, Dr. Ahmed Buba, was attacked by bandits at Milgoma, near Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Shika Zaria, and four residents were abducted.”

“However, the KASU employee, who is younger brother to Ambassador Sule Buba, and his family members were unhurt.”

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The Kaduna State Vigilante Service, military and police swiftly responded to a distress call. On sighting the armed security personnel, the bandits engaged them in gun duel. One soldier died at an undisclosed hospital as a result of the gun shot,” the source said.

Meanwhile, a resident told journalists that “the six kidnapped children were rescued at Kasuwan Da’a by the combined efforts of security operatives.”

“He said the bandits left with a housewife, Rabi Isya, and her children – Sulaiman, Amina and Mus’ab.”

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