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