Double tregedy: Armed Herdsmen Attacks Mourners at Mass Burial of victims of Fulani killing

Double tregedy: Armed Herdsmen Attacks Mourners at Mass Burial of victims of Fulani killing

..As Catholic Priest calls for serious Prayers

By Achadu Gabriel

Kaduna- Armed Fulani herdsmen, attacked several mourners at a mass burial site of 24 victims yesterday in Southern Kaduna.

Although no casualties was however reported during the attack at the mass burial site by militia.

A statement by the Catholic Parish Priest of Damakasuwa, Very Rev. Father Aaron Tanko who conducted the burial for the victims of the armed herdsmen attack called for serious prayers,

“This is to inform the house and to request for prayers as Fulani herdsmen attacked two of Damakasuwa out stations, Chibwob and Kigudu ii”.

According to him, the attack which claimed the lives of the victims of the mass burial occurred a fourth night ago and early hours of Saturday (yesterday), saying that “about 24 persons were killed and a few injured with a couple of houses burned”.

Rev Father Tanko explained that the “mass burial has been carried out already”, but adding that “When the process of mass burial was on’ they came back attacking even with the presence of security personnel there.”
He urged all Christians in the troubled areas to be full of prayers in other to avert similar occurrence.
As usual the spokesman of kaduna police command Muhammad jalige could not respond to enquries from the police until press time. Ends

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