16 members of a family allegedly burnt to death by suspected bandits in Kaduna

Sixteen members of the same family has died after they were allegedly burnt to death by bandits who invaded Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday February 11th.

According to eyewitnesses, the bandits who were over 100 stormed the community at about 4pm, setting everything in their sight including bags of grains, vehicles and motorcycles, on fire.

A resident of the community said the bandits locked up the 16 members of the same family in a room and set fire to the house.

The state police command is yet to react to the incident.

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