Armed ViolenceNews

Terrorists Kill 20, Injure Several Others In Fresh Kaduna Attack

Terrorists reportedly killed no fewer than 20 persons and injured many others in a fresh attack on Southern Kaduna.

HumAngle gathered that the attack, which occurred in three communities of Zangon Kataf Local Government, occurred on Thursday, a few days after security operatives were deployed in some communities of the state.

The affected communities are Kurmin Masara, Apyia Shyim, and Takmawai.

Several houses were reportedly burnt to ashes and many residents fled to neighbouring communities to save their lives.


The police authorities are yet to confirm the incident, but the chairman of the local government, Elias Manza, said the attack started in the early morning of Thursday.

Kaduna State has been facing terrorist attacks recently, especially in the more troubled Southern Kaduna area.

Protests by different actors have been staged to pressure governments both at state and federal level to secure the area.

While the Federal Government attributed the attack to retaliation by other groups, the state government linked it to banditry.

The state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufa’i, has called for all hands to contribute in bringing the state back to normalcy.

Kaduna is one of the North West states facing different types of terror attacks.


Support Our Journalism

There are millions of ordinary people affected by conflict in Africa whose stories are missing in the mainstream media. HumAngle is determined to tell those challenging and under-reported stories, hoping that the people impacted by these conflicts will find the safety and security they deserve.

To ensure that we continue to provide public service coverage, we have a small favour to ask you. We want you to be part of our journalistic endeavour by contributing a token to us.

Your donation will further promote a robust, free, and independent media.

Donate Here

No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means without proper attribution to HumAngle, generally including the author's name, a link to the publication and a line of acknowledgement.

Aliyu Dahiru

Aliyu Dahiru Aliyu is a senior reporter, researcher and a fact-checker. He heads the extremism and radicalisation desk. Tweets: @Aliyussufiy

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Translate »