Kafanchan - Four persons were killed while several houses
including the house of the village head were burnt, when unknown gunmen
attacked Mile One Village in Tafan District, Kaduna State on Friday.
A resident, who preferred anonymity, told the News Agency of
Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kafanchan that the hoodlums launched an attack
against the residents between 2 p.m. and 10p.m on Friday.
The Interim Chairman of Jema’a local Government Area, Dr
Bege Katuka, confirmed the incident via telephone.
He said: “I just left the affected village barely 30 minutes
ago, I was there to assess the extent of damage.’’
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However, reports say the residents of the neighbouring
villages of Gidan Waya, Ungwuan Ninzo and Ungwuan Kagoro have fled for fear of
The villages as well as Kaduna State College of Education
have been turned to ghost towns.
NAN recalls that Pasakori Village which share boundaries
with Mile One Village came under similar attack on Thursday.
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