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Southern Kaduna Attack, School Girls among those Killed

Governor Press


Gunmen in an attack on Goska, a village clsoe to kafanchan in Jamaa Local Government area of Kaduna State killed six persons including two school girls on Sunday morning.

The daughter of a former Deputy Speaker of Kaduna House of Assembly Mr Gideon Morik was among those killed.

Morik told News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) in Kafanchan that “The attacker’s just stormed the village and started shooting, they killed six people including my daughter and five others”

Many others were injured and houses were burnt, NAN reports that the local government that were attacked included Kaura, Zango-Kataf and Jama’a Local Government areas of the State.

A 24-hours curfew was place on the affected area following the incessant attacks by unknown gunmen. A senior police officer, confirmed the incident describing the destruction and killings at Goska as “very Devastating”.

He also confirmed that the corpses of the deceased has been deposited at the Kafanchan General Hospital, where most of the injured were also being treated.

The State Government have condemned the attacks and vowed to fish out those that were involved in the attacks on Goska. The Government also charged security agencies to double efforts in combating the persistent attacks.