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Gunmen Kill 10 In Southern Kaduna Community 

At least 10 persons  have been reported killed after gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Unguwar Wakili in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. 

Following the incident,  a 24-hour curfew has been imposed on Ungwan Juju, Mabuhu, Ungwan Wakili and Zangon Urban with immediate effect.  

Yabo Chris Ephraim, Special Assistant on Media to Chairman of the Zango Kataf LGA, who confirmed the development, said  the curfew is to allow men of the Nigerian Army to restore peace on that axis.

“This is to allow men of the Nigerian Army to restore peace on that axis”, he said. 

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Muhammad Jalige, said security forces are on top of the situation.

 He assured that all perpetrators involved in the  killings would be severely dealt with in accordance with the law.

He said ” from the briefing I received from the Area Commander, trouble started a couple of days ago, when a boy rearing cattle was murdered.We have been trying to manage the situation while investigating the sad occurrence before trouble broke out.

 “A joint security team will be combing the bushes in the area Sunday afternoon to search for bodies, if there is any, as they will also apprehend the suspects responsible for the killings.

“We are on top of the situation and all the hoodlums responsible would be rounded up.

“But for the timely intervention of joint security personnel coordinated by the Area Commander, the terrorists would have had a field day.

“Repelling  the hoodlums was a tedious task for our security agencies, but they were successful as the terrorists scampered away from the scene.”

The police said they would ensure that  their operation was successful.



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