Armed bandits have killed four vigilantes in Rafin Tukurwa village, close to Dogon Dawa in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The vigilantes were said to have been ambushed around 2:00pm, while on their way to Rafin Tukurwa after receiving a distress call from the villagers that bandits had attacked the area to rustle cows.
According to Daily Trust, Ibrahim Hassan, a resident of the community, said the bandits killed Aliyu Ibrahim, secretary of the vigilante group in Dogon Dawa.
He said three other vigilantes; Bara’u Khalid, Alhaji Bukar and Malam Dauda died in the hospital from gunshot injuries.
Hassan said the victims have been buried.