Friday, June 25, 2021

JUST IN: Gunmen attack Kaduna village, kill 14, injure 17


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Gunmen have reportedly attacked Ungwan Paa-Gwandara village in Jema’a Local Government, Kaduna State on Sunday night.

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Mr Joshua Paul, a resident of the community told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kafanchan on Monday that the attack was at a wedding ceremony at about 8:00 pm.

An unconfirmed number of people were said to be affected in the attack.

Mrs Victoria Martins, a victim who was being treated at the General Hospital in Kafanchan, told NAN that women and children were affected.

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Confirming the report, Chairman of Jema’a council, Mr Peter Averik, told NAN on telephone that he was yet to be fully briefed on the incident.

He said that security agents had since been drafted to the affected community.

Efforts to get the reaction of the police on the incident was unsuccessful.


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