Bandits killed 10 persons in Zangon Kataf and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna.
The happened during a fresh attacks on Kurmin Gandu in Zango Kataf, Sabon Gayan and Ungwan Turai in Chikun local government area in Kaduna state.
This ugly incident was confirmed by Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirms through a statement released in the afternoon.
He also pointed out that the bandits also set ablaze 10 houses, 2 motorcycles and 50 bags of ginger in Kurmin Gandu.
According to him: “The military and other security agencies have reported the killing of 10 citizens in Zangon Kataf and Chikun local government areas.
“In addition, 10 houses, two motorcycles and 50 bags of ginger were set ablaze. Some dry season farmers lost water pumping machines and other valuables around the Zango Urban general area.
“Some of the survivors of this bloody attack are recuperating in hospital. Meanwhile, search and rescue operations are in progress, and information arising from this will be communicated to the public.
In addition, it took the military hours to contain what would have resulted in further violence in the general area.
Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at this ugly attack and sent his deepest condolences to the families of the all deceased, while praying for the repose of their souls. He also wished a quick recovery to all the injured victims.