Two people were killed in attacks against two communities in Kaduna state.
Internal Security and Home Affairs Commissioner Samuel Aruwan, who revealed this in a statement Tuesday, said six people were injured in the two incidents.
According to him, the attacks took place in Mazari, the Chikun local government area and the Doka village in Kajuru LGA.
Aruwan said security agents reported the attacks to the state government.
The commissioner said: “Security agencies have reported that armed bandits invaded Mazari, a community near Buruku in Chikun LGA.
According to the report, a Mariya Sale was killed in the attack. Three others were injured, identified as Ladidi Abdullahi, Zubaida Balarabe and Hauwa’u Ayuba ”.
The statement read: “In another reported incident, armed bandits attacked the village of Doka, Kajuru LGA.
“One Bitrus Luka was shot dead and three others were wounded. The injured are: Kings Andy, Danladi Audu and Titus Friday.
Aruwan said: “Governor Nasir El-Rufai took note of the reports with sadness and prayed for the repose of the souls of the murdered victims, while offering his deepest condolences to their families. He also wished the injured a speedy recovery. “
The commissioner, in another statement, revealed that “the Nigerian Air Force, in response to credible intelligence, neutralized a group of bandits gathering at a location to carry out attacks on Birnin Gwari LGA on Monday, May 3, 2021. “.