Mr Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, confirmed the incidents in a statement on Friday in Kaduna.
Aruwan also said that 56 houses and 16 motorcycles were razed in Kauru LGA.
He said: “13 people have been killed and seven others injured in a series of attacks across communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru and Chikun LGAs.
The commissioner further said that in another incident, bandits attacked Kizachi village of Kauru LGA, and killed 10 people, leaving four others injured, and several houses and barns raided and burnt.
“Troops mobilised to the location to eventually repel the attack.
The Commissioner said that Gov. Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness over the report and prayed for the repose of the souls of the slain, while sending condolences to their families.
He wished the injured citizens quick recovery. (NAN)