Bandits have killed eight people and injured four others during attacks in Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna state.
A statement by the state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan on Wednesday said at Kan Hawa Zankoro, near Ungwan Yako in Chikun local government area, armed bandits shot at a vehicle, which then somersaulted, leading to the deaths of six persons, and leaving four others injured.
In another incident, armed bandits attacked locals at Iburu in Kajuru LGA, and killed one.
Also, bandits invaded Hayin Kanwa village, Fatika district, Giwa LGA, and shot dead a business man in the area, after he resisted their attempts to kidnap him.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has received the reports with sadness, and prayed for the repose of the souls of those slain, while sending condolences to their families. He also wished the injured a speedy recovery.