No fewer than five residents of the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State reportedly died on Sunday, April 4 following an attack by bandits.
It was confirmed by the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan that some unidentified gunmen stormed Katarma, a village in the LGA and killed at least five persons, leaving one other person with severe injury.
The commissioner told reporters that another person was injured in the Jema’a Local Government Area of the state, even as a corpse was discovered in Zangon Kataf LGA.
A statement delivered to newsmen by Aruwan reads: “Security agencies have reported that armed bandits attacked Katarma village in Chikun local government area.
“According to the report, five persons were killed in the attack, listed as: Samson Danladi, Luka Gajere, Amos Ali, Titus Baba, Damali Musa.”
“One person was injured and is receiving treatment in a neighbouring state.