injured by gunmen on the Sunday night in the Kukoum Daji Village in Kaura Local
Government Area, Kaduna State.
Development Association, Mr. Yashen Titus, stated that while the State Police
Command is still to confirm the case, on Sunday evening around 10:35 a.m., the
weapons suspected of being herdsmen invaded the venue of a wedding party at the
herdmen that the people who attended this party had been fired, said 19 people
were killed on the spot whereas two more were killed at the hospital later.
According to him, the other injured people were taken to the Teaching Hospital
in Barau Dikko and to other clinics for treatment in the state capital.
the village, heavily armed and sporadically started shooting at the villagers.
After the wedding ceremony they shot people celebrating at a party. We had
heavily armed attackers Instantly 19 people died from gunshots. 32 Other people
who suffered various injuries were hurried to hospitals, but unfortunately two
of them died in hospital.
missing as I speak and we don’t know their whereabouts or their position. We
can not even search the bush deeply, because security agents have not yet been
deployed to the community,
a series of attacks two weeks ago, with a recent one. On 7 July, no fewer than
38 people lost their lives in separate attacks on two villages in Kaduna
State’s Sanga Local Government Area.
Adamu, who confirmed the attack, said the gunmen unleashed mayhem at Ankpon
Village in Nandu and Kabamu Village in Fadan Karshi, Numana District as a
whole. While describing the incident as unfortunate, he said 38 persons
including women and children were killed by the gunmen.