Armed bandits have reportedly killed five members of a vigilante group along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway in Kaduna State.
It was reported that the attack took place around 5:30pm on Tuesday.
Liman Husaini Udawa, a community leader, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said the vigilantes were attacked near Unguwar Yako.
“They were ambushed and their vehicle was set ablaze near unguwar Yako along the highway by the bandits. As we speak we recovered five bodies of our vigilantes three escaped,” he said.
Udawa added that the victims will be buried at Udawa town in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
The police command has not confirmed the inident.