Reports say Some bandits have invaded the Ungwan Gaida community near Kurmin Kaso in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna, killing eight persons.
Several houses including the Assemblies of God Church were razed by the bandits who stormed the community in large numbers.
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The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attack.
Aruwan said, “Security agencies have reported that armed bandits attacked Ungwan Gaida community, near Kurmin Kaso, Chikun LGA.
“As at the time of this update, eight residents have been confirmed killed in the attack.
“A building belonging to the Assemblies of God Church was razed by the bandits, along with several houses.”
Similarly, the commissioner said the Nigerian Navy troops stationed in the Kujama General Area neutralized three bandits and arrested two accomplices after repelling an attack on Wakwodna community, near Kasso Village, Chikun Local Government Area.
According to him, the troops stationed at the Kujama checkpoint responded to reports of an attack on Wakwodna Village and swiftly deployed for intervention.