Bandits have again killed five villagers and abducted 16 others in Kerawa village of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
This incident happened on Sunday morning when the bandits invaded the village.
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Bandits had abducted 12 people, among them 10 women, in the same village on Christmas eve.
A former Councillor of the area, Daiyabu Kerawa, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said residents deserted the village after the attack.
No official reaction from the state government but the State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Jalige Mohammed, promised to find out details of the incident before commenting.
Daily Trust reported a similar incident at Angwar Zalla Udawa in Chikun where 18 people were abducted and a member of the community killed on Sunday morning.