Bandits have killed six persons in an attack on communities in Jema’a, Birnin-Gwari and Giwa Local government areas of Kaduna State on Tuesday morning.
Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed in a statement, also said a nonagenarian committed suicide.
According to him: “Security agencies have reported a deadly attack on Goska community in Jema’a LGA. According to the reports, the bandits invaded the community and killed four residents.
“The quartet killed were identified as; Wakili Kon, Yusuf Joshua, Martha Ayuba and Lami Peter.
“Wakili Kon and Yusuf Joshua were attacked and killed on their farms by the assailants.
“One woman, Laraba Silas, sustained gunshot injuries and was rushed to hospital.
“Also, security agencies have reported the killing of two citizens in Birnin Gwari and Giwa LGAs by armed bandits.
“In Birnin Gwari LGA, the bandits killed one Yusuffa Karami at Maikulu, while one Fanyo Bello was confirmed dead following gun wounds inflicted by bandits at Ungwan Maikuzunniya of Giwa LGA in the early hours of Tuesday.
“Security agencies also reported that a nonagenarian, Nabara Katoh had committed suicide by hanging herself at Gonan Rogo of Kajuru LGA.
“The aged woman reportedly tied a rope around her neck in a room and took her life for reasons yet unknown as of the time of this update.’’