Fresh attack in Southern Kaduna: 19 dead, 32 injured

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Fresh attack in Southern Kaduna: 19 dead, 32 injured
Fresh attack in Southern Kaduna: 19 dead, 32 injured

Suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly Attack and killed 19 people in a fresh assault on Kukum Daji Village in Kaura Kaduna state local government area.

About 31 people also sustained various degrees of injuries in the Sunday night attack.

The Community Leader, Mr Yashen Sunday Titus, who confirmed the incident, said the victims were assaulted at a wedding party in one of the community ‘s houses.

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He explained that the attackers stormed the village at exactly 10:35pm, heavily armed and started shooting sporadically at the villagers, resulting to the killing and injuring of other victims.

According to him, 32 survivors were rushed to the hospitals but two of them later died.

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Yashen added that some of the villagers are missing and stressed that the group has been drafted for protection.

Effort to get the Council Chairman, Dr Bege Humble Katuka to comment on the issue proved abortive as of the time of filing this report.

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