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Soldiers, terrorists in fierce gun battle in Kaduna; casualties on both sides

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Soldiers and terrorists engaged in a fierce gun battle in Unguwar Musa Tudun Wada Kudansa in Maraban Rido, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Both sides suffered casualties in the encounter, which sparked tension in the community.

The village head of the community, Joseph Sauri Garba, who confirmed the incident, said the gun duel between the terrorists the soldiers lasted three hours.

It was gathered that the terrorists had invaded the community around midnight, with the intention of abducting residents.

About 10 persons who had been abducted were reportedly rescued by the troops.

Calls to Police Command spokesperson, ASP Jalige Mohammed, were unanswered at the time of filing the report.

Bandits have carried out different attacks in Kaduna. (Daily Trust)

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