Attack in Southern Kaduna: 11 killed, others wounded at Gora Gan

Attack in Southern Kaduna: 11 killed, others wounded at Gora Gan
Attack in Southern Kaduna: 11 killed, others wounded at Gora Gan

About 11 people were reported to have been killed Monday night by alleged Fulani militias in a fresh attack at Gora Gan village, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State.

Also, about seven were reported to have different degrees of injuries and have been rushed for treatment in an undisclosed hospital, with others missing.

Security men have taken over the area to ensure normalcy returns to the affected village.

The CAN vice president of the local government region, Pastor Isaac Ango Makama, who confirmed the assault on SPORTYWAP, said the 50-year-old attackers stormed the village about 7 pm and started shooting sporadically, leading to the loss of lives and the burning of unrevealed number of houses.

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He said that most of the corpses have so far been deposited at the Zonkwa General hospital while some of the villagers are still searching for their loved ones.

He called on individuals and organisations to come to the aid of the affected villagers to assist them at this trying moment with foodstuffs and other materials of livelihoods.

He added that internally displaced persons, IDPs, camp at Zonkwa are receiving daily more displaced persons who come to take refuge.

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Secretary of Mercy IDP camp in Zonkwa, Mr. Ezekiel James disclosed that the camp has registered 559 people who have fled from neighbouring villages, with more coming in to take shelter.

He added that the camp is in dire need of drugs and facilities to treat some of the IDPs who are traumatized.

He appealed to privileged people to see the need to extend their gestures to alleviate the plight of the IDPs.

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