Suspected bandits on Tuesday killed two and injured six residents of Chikun and Kajuru Local Government Areas of the Kaduna State.
The Kaduna State Government confirmed the development on Tuesday.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said security agencies reported that bandits invaded Mazari, a community close to Buruku in Chikun LGA.
According to him, one person was killed in the attack and three others injured.
He added that in another incident, bandits attacked Doka village, Kajuru LGA, killed one person and injured three others.