NigeriaAt Least 10 Killed In Latest Kaduna Attack

At Least 10 Killed In Latest Kaduna Attack


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Kaduna, Nigeria – At least ten (10) persons have been reported and confirmed killed in a latest attack on Langson, Zangon-Kataf Local Council of Kaduna State.

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai | Courtesy

Seventeen (17) persons, over the weekend, had been confirmed killed in attacks at Ungwan Wakili and neighbouring communities of Zangon-Kataf.

The fresh attack, was confirmed by Chairman of the local council, Francis Sani, to journalists, in Kaduna on telephone.

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It was gathered that the attackers invaded the community around 9.00p.m. on Tuesday, shooting sporadically to scare residents, The Guardian reports.

The attackers reportedly looted a shop in the area before the police challenged them.

Appealing for calm, Sani urged government to deploy more security personnel to stop the persistent attacks.

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Also speaking on the attack, the National President, Atyap Community Development Association (ACDA), Sam Achie, passed a vote of no confidence in some security operatives deployed to the area to protect life and property.

Achie lamented the silence of government on the attacks, urging the government to match words with action by arresting the perpetrators.

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