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Gunmen kill 5, burn houses in Kaduna community

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Gunmen on Thursday evening killed five villagers and burned some houses at a village in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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Mr Bege Katuka, the Interim Management Committee Chairman of the local government told newsmen on Friday in Kafanchan that the attackers stormed the village at about 4 pm.

“Five persons were killed, while two others are still missing.

“A number of houses, including the new Police Outpost, were vandalised and burnt.

“We have urged the people to remain calm and have confidence in the security agents that have already secured the area, while the investigation is ongoing,” he said.

NAN reports that the village, where the incident occurred, borders Ryom Local Government Area of Plateau.

Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed the incident, said it occurred at Kiri village bordering Plateau.

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“One Daniel Monday who initially sustained injury later died while four other corpses were discovered.

“No police station was burnt although a few houses were touched,” he said.

Sabo further disclosed that the Police Area Commander in Kafanchan led a team of policemen to the affected area.

“On sighting them, the hoodlums fled to a hilltop near Ryom local government in Plateau State.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that they came through Plateau State, but the investigation is ongoing,” he said

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