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Fresh attack in Southern Kaduna leaves many dead

Gunmen have invaded the Sankwab community of the Atyap Chiefdom of Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, leaving many dead.  

Confirming the incident, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the community was attacked on Saturday but did not disclose the number of people killed. 

He said the gunmen set some houses ablaze, destroying properties worth millions of naira and injured many. 

According to the statement, the State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai have condemned the attack on the community and condoled with the families of victims.  

“The governor condoled the families that lost their loved ones and prayed for the repose of the victims’ souls. He also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured”, the statement reads. 

Writing by Annabel Nwachukwu