20 killed, several injured in fresh attack in Kaduna
By Our Reporter
Abuja, August 6, 2020 - About 20 people have been reported killed and several others injured in a fresh attack on Kaduna communities on Thursday night by suspected militia group.
The attack which is one in series of recent attacks on communities in the southern part of the state, saw the massacre of people in three communities Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The affected communities are Kurmin Masara, Apyia Shyim, and Takmawai .
The fresh killings come few days after security agencies were deployed to the vulnerable communities of the state to prevent residents from further attacks.
The Inspector General of Police had directed the deployment of more men and materials to Kaduna state to maintain the peace in the affected areas.
Following this recent attack, the police authorities are yet to confirm the incident but, the Chairman of Zango Kataf local government, Elias Manza said that the gunmen, suspected to be Fulani militia, invaded the three communities in the early hours of Thursday morning, and started shooting indiscriminately at peoples houses.