Gunmen Kill Eleven In Fresh Kaduna Village Attack
The bandits in their large numbers were said to have invaded the community at about 1pm on Monday afternoon, and opened fire on the residents, shooting in different directions.
Many people were said to have died in the process and the bandits reportedly rustled cows and other animals belonging to the locals.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said security agencies are already pursuing the bandits in the area with a view to arresting them.
He also disclosed that bandits in a similar operation kidnapped two persons and killed one at Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru local government area on Sunday.
Aruwan added that Governor Nasir El-Rufai has sent condolences to the families of the victims and prayed for the repose of their souls.
He also said that troops on patrol around Chikun and Kajuru LGAs boundaries found a corpse of an armed bandit who died of gun wounds, while an AK/47 rifle and other valuables were found beside the decayed corpse.