Bandits kill 13, injure seven, raze 56 houses in Kaduna

Some bandits in separate attacks have invaded communities in three local government areas of Zango-Kataf, Kauru, and Chikun of Kaduna State, killing at least 13 persons and injuring seven others.

Official statements from the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attacks on Friday.

According to him, 13 people have been killed and seven others injured in a series of attacks across communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru, and Chikun local government areas.

He said the military under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven furnished the state with the information regarding the latest attacks.

Aruwan explained that the bandits first attacked Gora Gan Village in Zango-Kataf LG, where they killed one Irmiya Godwin on his way from the farm while his brother escaped.

The commissioner added that in another incident, the bandits attacked Kizachi village of Kauru LGA and killed 10 persons, leaving four others injured.

The Commissioner listed those killed to include Esther Bulus, Maria Bulus (one-year-old daughter of Esther), Lami Bulus, Aliyu Bulus, Monday Joseph, Geje Abuba, Wakili Filibus, Yakubu Ali, Dije Waziri and Joseph Ibrahim.

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