An act of terrorism had led to the death of two persons around Zangon Tofa, in Kabrasha general area, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State when a landmine allegedly planted by terrorists led to the deaths.
Source reports that the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this, yesterday, said the incident occurred around 2 pm when the victims’ vehicle drove over the landmine.
He said the citizens were transporting farm produce when the incident occurred.
The two persons, who lost their lives, were identified as Babajo Alhaji Tanimu and Safiyanu Ibrahim.
Aruwan added that the government is awaiting further details from security agencies.
However, Governor Nasir el-Rufai has condoled with the families of the victims over the unfortunate incident. The governor who, prayed for the repose of the souls of the victims, appealed to residents of the area to remain calm.