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Suspected Fulani militia invade two Southern Kaduna villages, kill 8

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militias have killed no lesser than eight (8) persons during their invasion of Kibori and Atagjah villages in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

Confirming the report, a community leader said the militia invaded Kibori, Asha Awuce, on Monday evening “shooting sporadically, leading to the killing of about five persons while many others were injured.”

He also noted that houses were razed and foodstuffs destroyed by the attackers.

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Narrating what went down at Atagjah, he said it was attacked on Tuesday night and that the suspected Fulani militias “killed three persons while three others sustained various degrees of injuries and are presently receiving treatment in the hospital.

“The attacks in Atyap Chiefdom has become a routine affair by the suspected Fulani militias. Almost all the villages that make the Atyap Chiefdom have been attacked while lives and properties of unimaginable magnitude were destroyed.

“The worst situation is that the attacks are ongoing by the suspected Fulani militias and the natives are left to carry their cross with little or no security to protect them from the hands of the attackers that are determined to carry out their mission,” he said.

Meanwhile, as at the time of filing this report, there was no official statement from authorities in the state.

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