Bandits on Thursday killed 15 locals and wounded scores of others in Kaduna communities.
Resident in Giwa LGA of the state, Alhaji Musa Bawa said about 11 locals were killed while several others sustained gunshot injuries.
Confirming the attack in a statement on Friday, Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, said the state government was informed by security agencies that bandits attacked Rafin Sarki in Giwa LGA, with 11 locals confirmed killed.
He identified those killed as Abdullahi Musa, Adamu Musa, Aminu Nasiru, Adamu Ibrahim, Yau Usman Ladan, Yunusa Saidu, Salisu Abdulrahman, Fati Usman, Yakubu Ya’u, Marwanu Ibrahim and one unidentified victim.
He further added that two other persons, identified as Idon Bonos and Aston Namaskar, were killed in Cibiya and Karamai communities in Kufana, Kajuru LGA while two others, Salisu Mai Tireda, and Mohammed Maikaba, were killed in Damari, Birnin Gwari LGA.