At least seven people have been killed following separate attacks in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna state.
According to a statement by the State Commissioner for internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the armed bandits attacked Kajinjiri village in the Igabi local government area and killed two residents while one person sustained gunshot injuries, and is receiving treatment at a nearby hospital.
Similarly, in Rago village also of Igabi local government area, bandits killed two locals
In a separate incident, gunmen invaded Kutura station in Kajuru local government area and killed three residents.
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condoled with the families of those killed in both attacks.
The governor offered prayers for the repose of their souls and wished the injured victims from Kajinjiri village a quick recovery.