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Men of the Nigerian Army kill villagers who gathered to capture kidnappers who raided their town in Kaduna

At least three youths has died and about ten sustained various degrees of injuries after men of the Nigerian Army shot at villagers who gathered to rescue themselves from the hands of kidnappers in Kwanar Farakwai village along Kaduna—Zaria Expressway, Igabi Local Government Ares of Kaduna State.

Report gathered says that kidnappers on Wednesday came into the village to abduct villagers but the operation was cut short after armed youths of the community came after them.

The Kidnappers in turn ran away and hid under a rock in the village and the angry youths got to rock and surrounded the kidnappers.

Unknown to them, a company which houses it's staff in the area already contact the Nigerian Military who came and shot three of the youths and injured about ten of them immediately without asking questions.

The angry youths have set a part of the rock ablaze and are demanding the immediate arrest of the kidnappers.

A source told Sahara Reporters:

"Yesterday, kidnappers entered the community; when the kidnappers entered the town, the youths of the town stopped the kidnappers from operating. The kidnappers later discovered that the youths had local guns, the kidnappers ran away and hid inside the rock. 

“The youths went after them and surrounded the rock but there is a company inside the rock. When the company officials saw the young people gathered outside, there was tension and they immediately called the attention of the soldiers to the situation, thinking the youths were kidnappers. 

“When the soldiers came, they just started shooting people. As at now, 10 people are in the hospital, three people have been killed. 

“The kidnappers are still inside the rock and the people of the town said they will not leave until the soldiers arrest the kidnappers and hand them over to the villagers."

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