Seven people were killed and several sustained injuries during bandits’ attack on communities in Igabi, Giwa and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State.
The State’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Homes Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement yesterday. According to him, four people: Wada Sulaiman, Amiru Sa’idu, Yusha’u Muhammadu and Osama AbdulWahab, were killed in Gangi village, Igabi local government area.
He said three houses were set ablaze by the bandits during the raid, adding that two people sustained gunshot wounds and have been taken to hospital for treatment.
“In all, 20 cows belonging to two residents of the village were rustled and herded away by the bandits. In another incident, armed bandits attacked Marke village, in Giwa local government area and killed one Rabiu Haruna”, Aruwan said.
He further said that at Kuriga, in Chikun local government area, the gunmen killed two people along Buruku road linking Birnin-Gwari local government area. He identified the victims as Ibrahim Yahu Birnin-Gwari and Haruna Usman.
He added that another victim, Mansur Dada, sustained injuries and is receiving treatment in hospital.