Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked Takanai Gora community in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing six residents and injuring six others.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Chairman of Zangon Kataf, Yabo Chris Ephraim, in a statement, said the six killed were buried Wednesday morning in the presence of the local government chairman, Francis Sani.
According to him, the chairman who condemned the attack, also appealed to the community for calm and urged all the inhabitants to shun the needless path of violence.
Those killed, according to Ephraim, included: Sarah Adamu, Rejoice Adamu, Enoch Adamu, Juan Aminu, Salomi Aminu and Meshak Aminu, while those injured were Kubai Adamu, Judith Adamu, Abigail Adamu, Dennis Joseph, Grace Bitrus and Adamu Ibrahim.
One other person was killed and three others injured in an attack on Kwankwami village, Gadar Gayan, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, just as the attackers also kidnapped another resident simply identified as Mukailu.