No fewer than thirteen people have been killed and seven others injured by bandits during separate attacks in Zango Kataf, Chikun, and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna state.
According to the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the armed bandits killed one man as he returned from their farm with his brother in Gora Gan village of Zangon Kataf LGA, while his brother was able to escape.
In another incident, armed bandits attacked Kizachi village of Kauru LGA, and killed ten persons, leaving four others injured. Fifty-six houses and 16 motorcycles were also razed, with several barns also raided and burnt.
The injured are receiving treatment in the hospital.
Furthermore, the bandits also attacked Masaka village in Chikun local government where one person was killed, and two other persons injured.
Similarly, armed bandits killed one man in Kurmin Kaduna of Chikun local government area, and left another injured.