BEVERLY HILLS, December 18, (THEWILL) – Unknown gunmen have invaded Gora Gan community in Zango–Kataf Local Area of Kaduna state, killing seven people including a 70-year-old man and a six-year-old girl.
THEWILL gathered that four among those killed were members of the same family.
Also, no fewer than 13 houses and two shops were razed by the gunmen who came in large numbers and shot indiscriminately in the community ay about 8:00 pm on Thursday. Scores of persons sustained injuries during the attack.
A government statement which condemned the attack on Friday, also said it was informed of another indiscriminate shooting on the Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi Road in Jema’a Local
It said, a driver was shot by the gunmen but has been stabilized, while governor El-Rufai had ordered an investigation into the shooting.
The statement, which directed immediate relief intervention, reads in part, “The security agencies carrying out internal security operations in parts of southern Kaduna State have reported that Gora Gan community in Zangon Kataf local government came under attack on Thursday night.
“Security agencies, comprising the military and police, reported that Gora Gan community was attacked on several fronts, including the market area and houses stretching towards the Tudun Wada area of Gora Gan.