Three people have been reportedly killed and several others kidnapped by bandits who attacked Sabon Layi community in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Confirming the attack to Channels Television on Friday, a community leader, Anas Musa, said that the bandits stormed Sabon Layi village at about 12pm on Thursday and started shooting sporadically.
The community leader disclosed that the bandits killed three farmers in the process, namely Anas Sabonlayi, Abubakar Dankibiya, and Harisu Un-Guwar Lemu.
The Chairman of Birnin Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), Usman Kasai, also confirmed the attack, saying they are trying to ascertain the exact number of those kidnapped and still with the bandits inside the forest.
However, the police and Birnin-Gwari Local Government Authorities have yet to comment on the incident.