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Fresh attack hits Kaduna as gunmen kill 4

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 Fresh attack hits Kaduna as gunmen kill 4

Four persons, including an unidentified herdsman, were killed in another bout of reprisal on four villages in Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday.

According to PUNCH, the four villages attacked by gunmen are Ungwan Gaiya, Ungwan Gimba, Ungwan Makama and Apimbu

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement on Sunday.

The government statement is titled, ‘Four killed in further reprisal, as more troops are deployed in flashpoints…El-Rufai reiterates stand on recourse to the law’.

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Between Thursday night and Saturday night, no fewer than 14 persons were killed by gunmen in three local government areas of the state; Zango-Kataf, Kauru and Lere. Scores of villagers were injured and receiving medical attention in hospitals while several houses were razed.

According to the commissioner, the military and the police informed the government of the latest attacks, which it claimed was as a result of the counter-attacks and killing of seven herders at Ungwan Idi and Kasheku of Kauru Local Government Area.

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