Four members of a vigilance group havereportedly lost their lives in an attack by gunmen on Godogodo town of Kaduna State.
The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Sunday that the troops of the 1 Division, the police and a local vigilance group engaged the gunmen and repelled the attack.
He said the combined team of security operatives inflicted a heavy casualty on the gunmen and arrested six suspected members of the group.
Usman said, “those arrested are Lawal Gambo, Yau Sani, Bala Amodu, Ibrahim Maikaru, Abubakar Hassan and Bashiru Isa Ciroma.”
He reportedly stated further that nine members of the vigilance group were injured in the operation designed to prevent loss of lives in Godogodo.