Armed bandits, who invaded Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State in separate attacks, have killed eight persons, wounding others.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, adding that the attacks were outlined in reports made by security agencies to the Kaduna State Government.
According to him, in a statement on Wednesday, at Kan Hawa Zankoro, near Ungwan Yako in Chikun local government area, armed bandits shot at a vehicle, which then somersaulted, leading to the deaths of six persons, and leaving four others injured.
Aruwan gave the names of the dead as Aisha Bello, Uwaliya Alhaji Shehu, Ramatu Sani, Muhammad Shehu, Aminu Ibrahim and Ibrahim Abdu, while the injured are Zainab Alhaji Usman, Surayya Bello, Khalifa Sani and Ushe Sani.
Similarly, in another incident, armed bandits attacked locals at Iburu in Kajuru LGA, and killed one Amos Yari, while at Hayin Kanwa village, Fatika District in Giwa LGA, bandits shot dead one Alhaji Sule, a business man in the area, after he resisted their attempts to kidnap him.