6 persons killed in fresh Kaduna attack amidst curfew

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that unknown gunmen killed six persons in an attack on Goska, a village near Kafanchan, in Jemaa Local Government of Kaduna State, early Sunday morning.nasir-el-rufai

Among those killed was Gimbia Morik, an SSS 2 student, and daughter of Mr Gideon Morik, former Deputy Speaker of Kaduna House of Assembly and also one-time Chairman, Jemaa Local Govermment.

“The attackers just stormed the village and started shooting; they killed six people inclduing my daughter, and five others,” Molrik told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Kafanchan, on Sunday.

He said that the attackers injured many others and burnt many houses.

NAN reports that the local government and two otherts – Kaura and Zango-Kataf, have been under a 24-hour curfew, following incessant atatcks by unknown gunmen.

A senior police officer, who confirmed the incident, described the destruction at Gioskas as “very devaststing”.

He said that the corpses had been deposited at the Kafanchan General Hospital where the injured were also being treated.

Already, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the attacks, and vowed to fish out those that invaded Goska.

The governor, who emphatised with families that lost loved ones, charged secuurity agencies to double their efforts toward halting the persistent attacks.

(NAN)



This post has been seen 972 times.

About AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

x

Check Also

Suicide bombers attack Borno kill 15

Not less than 15 people were killed on Monday when two suicide bombers struck civilians receiving aid in Borno state, a rescue worker and a member of the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) have reported. “There were twin suicide explosions ...

Military declares IPOB terrorist group

The defence headquarters has branded the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a “militant terrorist organisation” and urged parents to dissuade their wards from joining the group. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, John Enenche, the director, defence information, restated ...

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
UA-38867477-1