Gunmen kill three children in Kaduna attack


Yakubu Sabo, spokesman of the Kaduna police command has confirmed that two children and a teenager have been killed in an alleged herdsmen attack on Unguwan Rimi village in Kauru local government area of Kaduna state.

Sabo identified the victims as Monday Yahaya, Samson David and Ashimile Danladi.

In a statement released on Monday, the police spokesman said  “armed men entered Unguwan Rimi village, Chawai District of Kauru LGA, started shooting sporadically”.

The statement further reads: “Teams of policemen quickly moved to the area, evacuated the dead bodies to the hospital and ensured that the situation was brought under control.

Preliminary investigation later revealed that the attack might not be unconnected with the attack of Fulani camp early morning of the same date in the area.

However, efforts are on to apprehend the perpetrators and the command has intensified patrols and other proactive measures to forestall further breach of peace in the area.”


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