Friday, August 30, 2019

5 persons killed, houses burnt in fresh Kaduna attack

Five persons have been reported killed and several houses torched in Kaduna, breaking the relative peace that the region has enjoyed for several months.

The incidence, which was confirmed by the Kaduna State police command, took place at Kiri village in Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura local government of Kaduna State.

It was reported that the gunmen invaded the village at about 4 pm on Thursday and started shooting indiscriminately, killing five persons before setting ablaze, several houses including a police post.

Investigation has now been launched to unravel the identity of the attackers and bring them to book.