An eyewitness said, “The gunmen seem to know who they were looking for. It was very terrible. I sustained an injury in my legs.”
Police spokesman Wasiu Abiodun did not return calls to his cell phone, nor did he reply text messages seeking clarification on the attacks.
He said the government had a strategy to end the incessant bandit attacks.
Co-convener of Concerned Shiroro Youths, Sani Abubakar Yusuf Kokki also confirmed the attack, saying it was a bad day in Shiroro local government area.
The Kaduna State Government said on Tuesday that three persons were killed in separate attacks by suspected bandits in Lere and Birnin Gwari Local Government Areas of the state.Mr Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, who made the disclosure in a statement in Kaduna, said the incident happened on Monday.
He lamented that terrorists have continued to have a field day in the council sacking the communities with gusto and crass impunity.