Kaduna has been one of the worst-hit states in the north in terms of the kidnapping of students and other residents.
News reaching us that gunmen suspected to be bandits has attacked the Keke community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and abducted at least 18 residents.
The incident occurred early hours of Tuesday when the assailants invaded the area attacked the residents in the community.
According to reports, the gunmen numbering about 20, stormed the area at about 12am with sophisticated weapons, shooting sporadically before whisking the victims away in a van.
When contacted by our correspondent, the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige said he would inquire and revert.
For now the residents are worried and scared for their lives and urge the federal government to deploy security personnel’s to the community.