The Kaduna state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Kajuru local government area.
The order is contained in a statement by governor Nasir El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan.
Aruwan said the curfew would be from 6 pm to 6 am daily until further notice.
The government appealed to the residents in the affected areas to bear with the inconveniences the curfew might have caused and urged them to cooperate with the security agencies on the directive.
The state police command has earlier informed that no fewer than 16 persons were killed by gunmen at Barde village in Kajuru local government area of the state.