Security operatives at Hayin Gada, Shika ward in Giwa local government area of Kaduna State have killed one terrorist while others were repelled from the community.
A source told newsmen that the terrorists stormed the community on Friday night.
According to the source who sought anonymity, the terrorists invaded the area at about 11pm in the night on Friday with a small number but met the resistance of security operatives who were already stationed.
Giwa local government area has recently witnessed an increase in terrorist activities, including kidnapping and killing.
The local government area has reportedly become host to terrorists who are fleeing to the area following security bombardment being carried out in Zamfara and Katsina States.
The source explained that Shika ward hosts the ABU Teaching Hospital and National Animal Production Research Institute, housing many staff of both Institutes.
He said one of the bandits lost his life during a gun battle with security personnel while trying to flee.
He said the security operatives were able to rescue a staff of the National Animal Production Research Institute, NAPRI, Shika one Mr.Katung and his two children.