Kaduna - Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have attacks on four communities in n Chawai Chiefdom of Kamaru Ward in Kauru local government of Southern Kaduna,
Scores of people were killed during the attack, reports Daily Trust.
The villages attacked are Ungwan Rimi, Kitakum, Ungwan Magaji and Kigam all in Kauru LGA.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), the umbrella body for indigenes of the area puts the death toll at 31 indicating that 2 lost their lives in Ungwan Rimi, 1 in Kitakum, 17 in Ungwan Magaji and 11 Kigam.
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The attackers said a source in Chawai attacked the villages at about 5:00pm on Sunday torching several houses and killing many.
Police Public Relations Officer in Kaduna State, ASP Usman Aliyu confirmed the incident but said the police is yet to ascertain the number of people killed.