Bandits attack communities in Kaduna, kill woman, burn houses
Suspected Fulani militia on Wednesday night again attacked Runji (Sankwab) village, Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed a woman.
The attack became the third in about three weeks, the first casualty was when about 33 persons were killed and about 40 houses completely razed down by the attackers.
A source from the village told our newspaper that houses were also burnt down and the Baptist Church in the area was not spared by the attackers.
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According to the source, “The attackers came to the village in their numbers to carry out their mission but for the quick intervention of the military personnel, the situation was brought under control and as l am talking to you, a search is ongoing to ascertain the number of casualties suffered in the area.”
He called on the federal and Kaduna State governments to take proactive measures to avert the ugly incidents happening in Atyap land, saying that the inhabitants had witnessed incessant attacks leading to the loss of lives and destruction of valuables.