Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the Keke community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and abducted at least 18 residents.

The Vent Republic learnt that the incident occurred early hours of Tuesday, September 6 when the assailants invaded the area.

According to eye witness reports, the gunmen numbering about 20, stormed the area at about 12am with sophisticated weapons, shooting sporadically before whisking the victims away.

Kaduna has been one of the worst-hit states in the north in terms of the kidnapping of students and other residents.

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