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Kaduna LG election: Nine-year-old boy killed by stray bullet in Makarfi

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A 9-year-old Zainab Bala Umar was on Saturday killed by stray bullet on the Fadamar Gwanki polling unit of Gwanki ward, in Makarfi Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State in the course of the council election.

DAILY POST learnt that the incident occurred when youths noticed sporting the APC Chairmanship candidate’s engraved shirts, Kabir Maiyere, have been seen discussing with some officers of the unit.

In keeping with an eyewitness, he defined that their motion triggered rigidity and one in every of them instantly known as the Military.

He mentioned the Military upon arrival, began capturing, ensuing to the loss of life of the sufferer, Zainab.

In keeping with the supply, the realm is a stronghold of PDP, thereby resulting in the political rigidity.

The supply added that Zainab’s father is a youthful brother to the Village head of Gwanki.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Muhammad Jalige assured that the Command would invite the Chairmanship Candidate to know who licensed him to observe election and what position the Military had within the polling unit.

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