4 Killed As Gunmen Attack Mile One Village In Kaduna


Four persons were killed while several houses including the house of the village head were burnt, when unknown gunmen attacked Mile One Village in Tafan District, Kaduna State on Friday.

A resident, who preferred anonymity, on Saturday in Kafanchan said that the hoodlums launched an attack against the residents between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m on Friday.

He added that, Pasakori, a boundary village with Mile One came under similar attack on Thursday.

The Interim Chairman of Jema’a local Government Area, Dr Bege Katuka, confirmed the incident via telephone.

He said: “I just left the affected village barely 30 minutes ago, I was there to assess the extent of damage.’’

Reports say the residents of the neighbouring villages of Gidan Waya, Ungwuan Ninzo and Ungwuan Kagoro have fled for fear of possible attacks.


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