Not less than eight folks have been killed and 4 others injured by bandits in separate assaults in Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru native authorities areas of Kaduna State.
Samuel Aruwan, the state commissioner for inner safety and residential affairs, confirmed the assaults in a press release on Wednesday.
He stated armed bandits shot on the car at Kan Hawa Zankoro, close to Ungwan Yako in Chikun Native Authorities Space, which compelled the car to somersault, resulting in the demise of six individuals.
He added that 4 others injured have been left injured.
Those that misplaced their lives within the crash are listed as Aisha Bello, Uwaliya Alhaji Shehu, Ramatu Sani, Muhammad Shehu, Aminu Ibrahim, and Ibrahim Abdu.
The commissioner recognized the injured victims as Zainab Alhaji Usman, Surayya Bello, Khalifa Sani, and Ushe Sani.
In one other assault on Iburu in Kajuru LGA, a resident recognized as Amos Yari was stated to have been killed.
The gunmen additionally reportedly invaded Hayin Kanwa village, Fatika district within the Giwa LGA, and “shot useless one Alhaji Sule, a businessman within the space, after he resisted their makes an attempt to kidnap him”.