Gunmen reportedly kill 3 people in Kaduna fresh attack

Gunmen reportedly kill 3 people in Kaduna fresh attack

Suspected gunmen have reportedly killed no fewer than three people in a fresh attack in Anguwan Aku village, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.

Channels TV reports that the state government has announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kajuru local government area of the state following the incident.

Spokesman for the state government, Samuel Aruwan said the imposition of the curfew is to avert any further breakdown of law and order and also to prevent the crisis from spilling over to other neighboring villages in the local government council.

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He, however, urged citizens to comply and support peace efforts by government and security agencies in the community.

Legit.ng previously reported that suspected gunmen reportedly killed about 20 people in a fresh attack in Anguwan Aku village, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.

Several others were said to have sustained injuries from gunshots after the attack which took place on the morning of Monday, April 8.

A resident of the community said the attackers were dressed in military uniform and were armed with AK47 rifles, machetes and sticks and were communicating with each other.

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According to him, the invaders started shooting sporadically upon arrival in the village, adding that, "they were shooting indiscriminately and everybody started running to the bush. They were pursuing us as we ran to the bush, some people were killed in the bush."

Meanwhile, the Kaduna state government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Kasuwan Magani community over attacks in the area. The announcement was made by the deputy governor of the state, Barnabas Bala.

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Source: Legit.ng

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