Two days after some gunmen invaded and killed some persons at a Christmas carol in Nindem community of Southern kaduna, another six people have been killed in Anguwan Mailafiya, Gwong Chiefdom, Jama’a local government area of Kaduna state. Gunmen suspected to herdsmen are believed to have carried out the attack.
Details of the latest attack are scanty but the gunmen were said to invaded the village around 10pm on Sunday, said TheCable.
Reacting to the attack, Shehu Garba, representative of Jema’a/ Sanga federal constituency in the house of representatives, called on Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, and the security agencies to “nip the menace in the bud in before things get out of hand again”.
“It was with deep shock and concern that I received the news of the attack on Nindem Village in Godogodo Chiefdom at about 10pm on Friday 22 December, 2017,” he said in a statement.
“In the attack, four persons were killed and 10 others were critically injured.
“While we were mourning the deaths at Nindem, at about 10pm on Christmas eve on Sunday, the security personnel received distress calls of another attack at Ungwan Mailafiya, Gwong Chiefdom.
“By daybreak on Christmas day, six persons were confirmed killed including a child of about six years old while many others were injured” the lawmaker said in the statement issued on Monday.”