Suspected bandits have killed over 20 people, including a family of 13 in an attack on Bakali village, Fika district of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Concise News reports that a resident of the community told reporters that the incident took place around 6pm on Tuesday.
He added that the gunmen killed some of the vigilante members, local guards and hunters in the village on their way to foil the attack.
According to the resident, the bandits started shooting at people and burning houses immediately they entered the village.
The bandits reportedly locked 13 members of a family in a room and set fire to the house.
A villager who lost 13 family members in the attack, Sani Bakali, narrated his ordeal during the attack.
He said, “Eleven of my relatives were killed in a house. They comprise three women and eight children of my younger brothers. All of them were locked in the house and burnt to death.