It was reported on Sunday that some gunmen killed about 50 villagers,not excluding infants,in three Local Government of Kaduna State.
The Local Government Areas – Giwa, Birnin Gwari, and Igabi – are all in the northern axis of the state.
The bandits attacked six villages of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau – within the three Local Government Areas.
ASP Mohammed Jalige, the state Police Public Relations Offiicer, confirmed the incident on the Hausa Service of the Voice of America monitored on Monday.
The police spokesman said on the telephone that operatives led by the state Commissioner of Police, Umaru Muri, were on their way to the affected communities.