Again, gunmen kill four, injure others in Southern Kaduna

The attacks by unknown gunmen in Southern Kaduna continued leaving four persons dead in Kamuru, Ikulu, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State in two different attacks on Monday and Tuesday; 12th and 13th December 2022, respectively.

The gunmen were said to have attacked the community at 10 pm on Monday and struck the following morning again at 9 am.

The Chairman of Zangon Kataf Local Government Council, Mr Francis A. Sani, who led operatives of security agencies on a visit to the scene, called on the people of the area to remain calm and allow law enforcement agents perform their constitutional duties in ensuring the perpetrators are brought to book.

The unidentified gunmen, numbering about 10, attacked the community twice and sporadically shot people leading to the killing of four persons.

The four persons killed were identified as William Stephen (28), Francis Ishaku (18), Neyu Micah (27), and Yohanna Augustine (27), while others were left with different degrees of injuries.

A source in the area said that Mrs Uloma Eze Nnemeka, who is newly married, was kidnapped.

The chairman ordered an immediate investigation into the incident. He called on all citizens to be security conscious as the security agencies play their part in providing security, particularly during this festive period.