Gunmen shot at people, including women and children, in two villages.
No fewer than 38 persons were killed on Monday night in separate attacks on two villages in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
The Council Chairman, Emmanuel Adamu, told journalists in Sanga that the attacks were carried out simultaneously.
Mr. Adamu said the gunmen unleashed mayhem on Ankpon Village in Nandu and Kabamu Village in Fadan Karshi, all of Numana district. He said the gunmen killed 38 persons including women and children.
“21 people were killed in Fadan Kashi while 17 killed in Nandu,” he said.
He described the incident as unfortunate
Mr. Adamu condoled with those who lost their loved ones during the attack and urged residents to remain calm.
He said security agencies are tracking the attackers while measures have been adopted to forestall recurrence.
In May, seven people were killed when gunmen attacked a police outpost at Fadan Karshi.
No group has claimed responsibility for the Monday night attack.