Seven people have been killed by bandits during an attack in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The attack, according to the residents, happened at the Katarma general area of Chikun local government near a location called Gbaja.
The residents also disclosed that the four people sustained injuries of various degrees.
In a similar development, the bandits attacked Unguwar Tagwaye Doka in Kuriga Ward, also of Chikun local government where they kidnapped three people.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said security agencies are conducting investigations at the affected locations.
The commissioner explained that the state government awaits official reports and other details on the incidents.