Again 24 allegedly killed, several others injured in Kaduna

Again 24 allegedly killed, several others injured in Kaduna

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

Again 24 persons have been reportedly killed while several others were injured in another bandits attacks in Zango kataf Local Government Area of Southern part of kaduna, in kaduna State.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Atyap Community Development Association (ACDA) Marcus Pius who confirmed the reports to journalsts said that the 24 people were killed by armed men in the early hours of Tuesday in six different communities in Ayap chiefdom in the LGA.

Mr Marcus Pius explained that the armed men came in large numbers with dangerous weapons and started shooting sporadically.

According to him, the gunmen later split themselves into various groups and attacked six communities at the same time, killing scores and leaving several others injured.

The affected villages where people suffered the attacked, according to the ACDA source includes Kachechere, Kakwa, Magamiya, and Abuyap respectively.

ACDA PRO also alleged that the attacks have been going on in the chiefdom since last week but without the government making efforts to addressed the situation.

He said the Tuesday attack came a day after suspected armed bandits attacked Makarau-Jankasa in the same chiefdom on Monday and left 9 other persons dead.

However, the kaduna State Police Command is yet to make any official statement on the killings.
Recalled that eight persons were reportedly feared dead, Church, village burnt down by alleged armed bandits in early hours of Monday night in same area..

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