Thirteen people have been killed and seven others sustained injuries, in a series of attacks across communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru and Chikun local government areas, Kaduna.
Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs,Samuel Aruwan Kaduna said the report came to the Kaduna State Government from the Military under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH).
According to the report, armed bandits attacked one Irmiya Godwin and his brother as they returned from their farm in Gora Gan village of Zangon Kataf LGA. Irmiya Godwin was killed, while his brother escaped.
The injured are receiving treatment in the hospital. Furthermore, Masaka village in Chikun local government was attacked.
Troops mobilized to the location to eventually repel the attack. Similarly, armed bandits killed one Zakka Pada in Kurmin Kaduna of Chikun local government area, and left one Pada Dalle injured.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the report with sadness and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain while sending condolences to their families. He wished the injured citizens a quick recovery.