Ten people have been killed by bandits following attacks on communities in Zangon Kataf and Chikun Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the killings in a statement on Monday in Kaduna.The killings came less than 24 hours after seven people were killed in similar attacks on three communities in Igabi and Kajuru Local Government Areas of state at the weekend.Aruwan said in the attack on Kurmin Gandu village in Zangon Kataf LGA, five people were killed, while 10 houses, two motorcycles and 50 bags of ginger were burnt.

“In another incident, bandits attacked Ungwan Turai, also in Chikun Local Government Area, and killed one Ayuba Waziri.”The commissioner said: “Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at the attacks and sent his condolences to the families of those killed, while praying for the repose of their souls. He also wished those injured a quick recovery.”

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