Suspected herdsmen kill two in Southern Kaduna

By The Citizen

Gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen, launched another  attack on Madakiya Community  near Zonkwa in Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna StateSaturday night, killing two persons.

Aside the two people were said to have been killed during the attack, scores  of others were also seriously injured and were being treated in an undisclosed hospital in the area.

Eyewitness said the gunmen  raided the Fatsunwan village, shooting sporadically and in the  process killed two men on the spot. Fatsunwan, a predominantly Christian enclave in the Southern part of Kaduna State, has been under attacks by suspected herdsmen who had yet to be apprehended. Meanwhile, the police in Kaduna said on Sunday that  troops had been deployed in the troubled zone.

Kaduna State Police Command's spokesman, Amnu Lawan, told newsmen that men of the command were already on the trail of the gunmen. Punch