The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of some citizens in six villages of Giwa Local Government Area of the state by bandits.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the development in a statement on Friday.
Aruwan, however, said that detailed security report was still being awaited.
“Some citizens have been killed by bandits in six villages of Giwa LGA,” he said.
According to Aruwan, the attacks occurred between Thursday and the early hours of Friday, adding: “The affected villages are Dillalai, Barebari, Dokan Alhaji Ya’u, Durumi, Kaya and Fatika.
“An unspecified number of locals were also kidnapped.”
The Commissioner assured that the state government would keep the general public abreast of developments.