Bandits kill 13, injure 7 in Kaduna LGAs – Commissioner 



The Kaduna State Government said suspected have killed 13 people and injured seven others in separate attacks in Zango Kataf, Kauru and Chikun Areas (LGAs).


Mr Samuel Aruwan, for  Internal Security and Home Affairs, confirmed the incidents in a statement on Friday in Kaduna.
Aruwan also said that 56 houses and 16 were razed in Kauru LGA.


He said: “13 people have killed and seven others injured in a series of attacks across communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru and Chikun LGAs.


“The attack was reported to the Kaduna State Government the Military under the auspices of Operation Haven (OPSH).


”According to the report,   attacked a man and his as they were returning from their farm in Gora Gan village of Zangon Kataf LGA. The man was killed while his escaped”.


The further said that in another incident,  attacked Kizachi village of Kauru LGA, and killed 10 people, leaving four others injured, and several houses and barns raided and burnt.


“The injured are receiving in hospital”, the said.


He also said that Masaka village in Chikun was attacked, leaving one dead and two others injured.


mobilised to the location to eventually repel the attack.


“Similarly, bandits killed one in Kurmin Kaduna of Chikun area and left one  injured,” Aruwan added.


The Commissioner said that Gov. Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness over the report and prayed repose of the souls of the slain, while sending to their families.
He wished the injured citizens quick recovery. (NAN)