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Gunmen allegedly kill 1 in fresh Zango Kataf attack

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Gunmen have allegedly killed a man, Danladi Duduk at about 02:00pm at on Tuesday at Zangon Kataf Local government area of Kaduna.

The traditional leader of Runji, Zango Kataf, Koniyan Ben confirmed the attack which led to the killing of Duduk.

Mr Ben who spoke to Radio Nigeria via telephone alleged that, the assailants came through the cover of herds of cattle and sporadically opened fire using sophisticated guns including a revolver machine gun which scared away the people in the community.

He said the attack lasted few minutes after which the assailants returned towards the direction of Zango Urban using the cows as cover up.

Runji community was attacked by the bandits two weeks ago and 33 people were confirmed killed in the night attack.

Reporting by Shindong Bala; Editing by Muzha Kucha