The Kaduna State Government on Saturday said three perssengers were killed by suspected bandits around Yakowa village in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
Mr Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, in the state made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday night in Kaduna.
Aruwan said security agencies reported the attack on a commercial vehicle around Yakwo village in Chikun Local Government Area.
He said Gov. Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness over the development and prayed for the repose of the souls of those killed by the bandits, while sending condolences to their families.
The commissioner said investigations into the incidents were in progress, as troops continue to intensify patrols in the general areas.