Bandits kill dozens in Kaduna villages

Bandits have killed dozens in Kerawa, Marina, Unguwar Barau, Hashimawa, Rago, Zariyawa and Gidan Musa villages of Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State, Dateline Nigeria has learnt.

Many people were equally injured in the attack which took place in the early hours of Sunday, sources said. Several houses were also burnt.

Already, burials have been conducted for the victims of the attack.

One of the sources, a farmer, said he suspects the attacks were likely carried out after the bandits accused the villagers of working with security agents to provide information about them.

The Kaduna State Police Command has yet to formally comment of the incident, but the military has reportedly gone after the gunmen.

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