There was a reported pandemonium in parts of Kaduna metropolis on Wednesday after a personnel of the State Security Services, accidentally killed a female traveler.
An official of the Departmant of State Security Services, (DSS), accidentally killed a female traveler along the Kaduna-Abuja Express on Wednesday around 2:15 pm when the security operatives opened fire on another vehicle.
According to witnesses who disclosed to Premium Times, the victim was traveling on a commercial vehicle from Abuja to Kaduna with her five children when she was hit by a stray bullet around Jere town
A witness who revealed that the victims’s body was later taken to the toll gate at Kakau/Sabon Gayan community, said;
“We actually don’t know what really happened but we only saw the DSS operatives, about six of them arriving in two Hilux vehicles. Immediately they saw a vehicle coming they tried to stop the driver but he refused to stop so they shot at him.
“Unfortunately they missed their target and hit at the commercial vehicle conveying the victim and her five children. She died on the spot,” the witness said.
The incident angered motorists who blocked the highway, though the road was reopened after the commissioner of police, Adamu Ibrahim, appealed to the motorists.
The identity of the DSS operative was not released, as he had been reportedly arrested.