In Kaduna state, a child was killed in a fresh attack at Atuka village, also known as Kangwaza, near Jankasa in the Unguwan Gaya district in the Atyap chiefdom of Zangon Kataf LGA.
One person was injured during the attack on Monday evening, while a house and four vehicles were destroyed.
Mr John Bala Gora, Chairman, Atyap Chiefdom Peace and Security Partnership Committee (ACPSPC), said yet to be identified assailants carried out the heinous crime.
Defending the incident as sad and unwarranted, Gora, who is also the Danmadamin Atyap, urged security operatives to increase efforts to contain the security challenges in the area.
Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State, ASP Muhammed Jalige did not answer calls seeking confirmation of the incident.