The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that seven persons were killed and five others injured in Maro village, a border community between Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Area of the state.
The Kaduna police spokesperson, Mohammed Jalige, gave the confirmation in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna.
Mr Jalige said the attack occurred on Wednesday at about 7:15 p.m.
He said the attack was carried out by “gunmen in military uniform.”
“The armed men entered the village market in a vehicle and started shooting sporadically and in the process shot some people.
“On receipt of the information, DPO Kajuru and Kachia immediately mobilised patrol teams to the area to restore normalcy, but unfortunately seven persons were found dead and five were injured.”