Twenty-eight (28) people were reportedly killed by terrorists on Sunday night in separate attacks in Malagum 1 and Sokwong communities of Kagoro Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
28 Killed In Fresh Southern Kaduna Attack
According to Punch, the Chairman of the council, Hon. Mathias Siman, who confirmed the incident, disclosed that he could only confirm seven people were gruesomely killed in Sokwong Community.
Reports say less than five days ago, three persons were killed after an attack was launched in Malagum 1.
Siman said all the houses in Sokwong
Community had been completely razed down by the terrorist adding that he is yet to confirm the killings in Malagum 1.
He urged residents in the area to remain calm as security agencies were being deployed to carry out investigations in the area.
Similarly, reports say the Speaker of Kaura Local Government Area, Hon. Atuk Stephen said over 22 people had been confirmed killed in Malagum 1, while eight were said to have been killed in Sokwong.
Atuk described the killings as deadly while calling on the Federal Government and security agencies to redouble their efforts in order to curtail renewed killings in the area.
“Attacks in our area have been consistent and multi-dimensional with efforts of the security operatives and government not seen or felt,” he added.
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