No fewer than 38 persons were killed on Monday night in two separate attacks in two villages in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
Mr. Emmanuel Adamu, the council Chairman, told newsmen in Sanga that the attacks were carried out simultaneously.
Adamu said the gunmen unleashed mayhem on Ankpon village in Nandu district and Kabamu village in Fadan Karshi, all of Numana district.
While describing the incident as unfortunate, he said that the victims included women and children.
“21 people were killed in Fadan Kashi while 17 killed in Nandu,” he said.
Adamu condoled with those who lost their loved ones during the attack and urged residents to remain calm.
According to him, security agencies were tracking the attackers while measures have been adopted to forestall recurrence.