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Scores killed in fresh attack by gunmen on Zangon Kataf

By Saxone Akhaine, Kaduna
06 November 2021   |   4:12 am
Gunmen have killed scores of people in fresh attacks in two villages of Yagbak and Ungwan Ruhugo in Zangon Kataf local council of Kaduna State.

Gunmen have killed scores of people in fresh attacks in two villages of Yagbak and Ungwan Ruhugo in Zangon Kataf local council of Kaduna State. 

The development was disclosed via a statement issued by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, yesterday.

The statement noted that military and police authorities had informed the Kaduna State government of attacks in the two locations. 

According to the statement, some people were killed while several others were injured and some houses burnt in both locations.

It added: “The Kaduna State government appeals to residents to remain calm, as detailed reports are being awaited from the military, the police and the DSS at both locations.

“Further updates will be made available to the public once these are confirmed. 

“The governor who condemned the attacks, prayed for the repose of the souls affected, and directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to carry out immediate assessment and provide relief materials to the communities.”