Barely 24 hours after killing nine people in Igabi and Kajuru area councils, armed bandits have attacked Kurmin Gandu village in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna state killing five residents.
The bandits killed four people in an attack on another community, Sabon Gaya, in Chikun LGA, also of Kaduna state, according to a statement signed by the Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan.
“The military and other security agencies have reported the killing of 10 citizens in Zangon Kataf and Chikun local government areas. In Zangon Kataf, Kurmin Gandu village was attacked by armed bandits, with five persons killed, listed as: Ishaya Aboi, Regina Ishaya, Goodluck Dauda, Joseph Adamu and Hassan Joseph.
“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 survivors of the attack are recuperating in hospital.