Not fewer than 28 persons have been killed in separate attacks in Malagum 1 and Sokwong communities of Kagoro Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Council Chairman, Hon. Mathias Siman, who confirmed the incident, said seven people were gruesomely killed in Sokwong Community.
He said, all the houses in Sokwong Community had been completely razed down.
Mathias urged residents in the area to remain calm as security agencies were being deployed to carry out investigations in the area.
Meanwhile, the Speaker of Kaura Local Government Legislative Council, Atuk Stephen, said over 22 people had been confirmed killed in Malagum 1.
Atuk described the killings as deadly while calling on the Federal Government and security agencies to redouble their efforts in order to curtail renewed killings in the area.
“Attacks in our area have been consistent and multi-dimensional with efforts of the security operatives and government not seen or felt”, he added.
The Spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.