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Many killed, houses burnt in fresh Kaduna attacks

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Ibrahim Ramalan
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Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of many people and razing of several houses in attacks on Yagbak and Ungwan Ruhugo in Zangon Kataf councils of the state.

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement, did not however specify the number of casualties of the attack.

He said security reports revealed that some people have been killed and others injured while some houses were burnt in both locations.

“The Kaduna State Government appeals to residents to remain calm, as detailed reports are being awaited from the military, the police, and the DSS at both locations. Further updates will be made available to the public once these are confirmed.

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“The Governor who condemned the attacks prayed for the repose of the souls affected, and directed the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to carry out an immediate assessment and provide relief materials to the communities,” the Commissioner said.

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