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10 killed, 16 kidnapped in Kaduna, Niger communities

From AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna; Justina Asishana, Minna, and Kolade Adeyemi, Jos

Twenty-four hours after 21 individuals had been shot lifeless at a marriage in a village in Kaduna State, gunmen invaded Gora Gan village in Zango-Kataf Native Authorities Space of the state, killing the village head and 9 others.

A six-year-old boy was among the many lifeless, whereas many different villagers had been wounded, it was gathered.

Eyewitnesses stated the gunmen numbering about 20 invaded the village round 7.10 on Monday night time, capturing randomly.

Vice-chair of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria in Zango-Kataf council, Pastor Isaac Ango-Makama, who confirmed the incident, stated a number of homes had been burnt in the course of the assault.

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“The villagers are nonetheless looking for their lacking family,” the cleric stated.

Secretary of the Mercy Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) camp, Zonkwa, Ezekiel James stated they need assistance to cater for displaced individuals.

the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) within the state condemned the assault, saying that the spate of assaults on  Southern Kaduna villages was unacceptable.

The celebration’s state Publicity Secretary, Abraham Catoh within the assertion, stated the state governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai was not doing sufficient to curb the insecurity within the state.

Police spokesman Muhammad Jalige didn’t reply to the reporter’s cellphone calls.

On Monday 16 individuals had been kidnapped, extra injured when gunmen attacked Magani and Tungan-Bako communities in Rafi Native Authorities Space of Niger State.

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Eight folks had been kidnapped at Magami, six at Tungan Bako.

The Nation learnt that the abductors stormed the communities on bikes.

The Kidnappers went from home to deal with, choosing these to abduct and robbing the folks.

A supply stated a kind of kidnapped at Tungan-Bako was launched by the bandits with a view to get the ransom demanded since not one of the victims had telephones for the abductors to make contact with their relations.

Director-Normal of the Niger State Emergency Administration Company (NSEMA), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed Inga confirmed the story however didn’t give particulars.

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Gunmen additionally attacked a normal hospital in Barkin Ladi, Plateau State, killing a safety guard, whereas a policeman and three different individuals suffered machete wounds.

The Nation gathered that the gunmen stormed the hospital at about 10pm on Monday, shot the safety guard at shut vary and attacked a policeman with a machete after disarming him. Three different individuals had been wounded.

“Males of Operations Secure Haven arrived on the scene shortly after the gunmen had fled into the bush,”a witness stated.

Police spokesman Ubah Ogaba stated he was “but to get particulars of the assault on the hospital”.

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