A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) died from a stray bullet during a crossfire between security agents and bandits along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway.
This is as per Daily Trust.
The publication said bandits were engaged by the security agents while they were trying to cross the highway at Kasarami Village at about 8pm on Friday.
During the gun battle deceased who was serving in Abuja was reportedly hit on the head while on a Kaduna-bound commercial vehicle.
“The victim was hit by a stray bullet because there was a serious crossfire between the security agencies and the bandits that tried to cross the main road at Kasarami village which is a route they use. But the security men, among them soldiers, at Rijana engaged them killing about seven of them and recovered motorcycles,” an unnamed police officer involved in the battle was quoted by Daily Trust, adding, the young man was rushed to Saint Gerald Hospital that night but was confirmed dead by doctors.