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Bandits Kill Six, Raze Houses In Kaduna Communities

The blood-thirsty marauders also took an unspecified number of people away while several others sustained injuries.

At least six persons have been reportedly killed and scores abducted by bandits who attacked Bauda and Chibiya communities of Maro Ward in the Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State.

The bandits were said to have stormed the two villages on Monday afternoon and unleashed terror on the residents, killing six persons.

The blood-thirsty marauders later took an unspecified number of people away. Several others also sustained varying degrees of injuries.

The police authorities in Kaduna State are yet to comment on the incident but the Chairman of Kajuru LGA, Ibrahim Gajere, said the bandits invaded the communities on motorcycles on Monday afternoon, and immediately shot two persons dead at Bauda village.

He said the gunmen later killed four others at Chibiya village including a visitor to the community.

The council boss, in a statement, explained that four of the victims were killed on their farms while two others were killed in their homes.

The chairman also disclosed that the the rampaging bandits set about seven residential buildings ablaze alongside eight motorcycles.

He said security operatives have been notified of the incident and have intensified patrols within and arround the communities.

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