The Kaduna State Government (KDSG) has said that security agencies have reported the killing of two citizens in a landmine attack in Chikun local government area of the state.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Internal Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna.
“According to the agencies, the incident occurred around 2:00 pm on Thursday when the victim’s vehicle drove over a land mine obviously planted by terrorists in a place known as Zangon Tofa, in the area general of Kabrasha.
He said the citizens were transporting harvested agricultural products when the incident occurred.
“The two persons who lost their lives have been identified as Babajo Alhaji Tanimu and Safiyanu Ibrahim.
“The Government is waiting for more details,” he added.
The Commissioner said Governor Nasir El-Rufai condoled with the families of the citizens over the unfortunate incident.
“The governor who prayed for the repose of the souls of the victims, appealed to the residents of the area to remain calm,” Aruwan said.