9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack
No fewer than 9 people have reportedly died in a fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
This fresh attack was disclosed by the Chairman of Kajuru local government area, Cafra Caino while speaking to newsmen.
As at the time of filing this report, the Police is yet to comment on the attack.
Caino said that the gunmen invaded the village in the early hours of today and started shooting sporadically, forcing residents to scamper for safety.
According to the Chairman, 9 people died from the attack and many others sustained injuries and they have been taken to the hospital for treatment.
Caino said the prompt arrival of soldiers stopped the casulty figure from increasing as the bandits ran into the bush.
Soldiers have now been stationed in the village to avert any further attack, he added.
This is coming barely a week after gunmen burnt down several houses at a Rural Grazing Area settlement in Agwala Dutse village also in Kajuru local government area.