A Reverend and 12 residents of Pyeijim in Atyap Kingdom of Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been killed by bandits
The attacked occured in the wee hours of Sunday night and continued till Monday morning according to eyewitness reports .
The eyewitness who did not want to be mentioned, said that the bandits came in huge numbers, shoot indiscriminately into the air and later shot into the crowd people who were running for their lives .
After they have left, body count of the casualties were taken, and at least 12 persons, including Reverend Silas Yakubu of ECWA Church Kibori were listed dead while many others sustained various degrees of injuries. The cleric’s body was discovered around the Zango Urban, an areas that was subjected to heavy gunfire that night .
Similarly, residents of Ungwan Sauri and Maje villages in Chikun Local Government Area who came under attack recently, where bandits abducted 23 persons from, and other neighbouring communities around Kaduna Eastern bye-pass, are running for safety to other communities, for fear of impending attack.
Residents of the areas are calling on the government to beef up security in the area so that they can go about pursuing their legitimate businesses