Two individuals had been killed in Maiginginya city in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on account of a theft on Monday night time.
According to the Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the robbers carried out the assault round 3:00 pm, killing Nasiru Yahaya and Isah Bature.
Two individuals, recognized as Magaji Goma and Zurkhalaini Alhassan, had been additionally injured.
The commissioner stated the Nigerian Army’s Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) had knowledgeable the federal government that the assault happened in after the army opened fireplace on them on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Monday.
Aruwan stated the robbers got here from the Kakau space with the intention of robbing vacationers earlier than being chased by troopers.
The Gunmen additionally shot a passer-by as they tried to flee.
The army additionally repelled an assault on the Zaria-Funtua highway on Tuesday morning and rescued two individuals from the perpetrators.