BY ISRAEL BULUS, KAFANCHAN
10 persons have been confirmed killed including the younger brother of the Chief of Fantswuan and his daughter in-law in another fresh attack in Zikpak Village, a suburb of Kafanchan town, the headquarters of Jema’a Local government area of Kaduna State.
The Youth leader of the Community, Jonathan Bossan confirmed the incident when ElanzaNews visited the scene of the attack on Saturday morning.
The youth leader disclosed that the Herdsmen militia invaded the Community when he was at the bathroom taking his bath at around 6: pm on Friday night.
He disclosed that a source had earlier hinted the Community that he sighted armed Fulani Militia alighting from a truck along Gidan Waya road axis same day.
According to him, the Man suspected the surrounding Community might likely be attacked hence the need for the Community to be vigilant.
” Worried about the information we quickly call for a security meeting, briefly after the meeting just 10 minutes we started hearing sporadic gunshots”.
Another eye witness, Peter Bawa whose house was completely burnt down said his grand-Father was burnt down beyond recognition.
“According to him, the Police officers in Kafanchan responded after some harm were done but helped to forestall further killings and were able to confront the Fulani armed Militias.
Our correspondent who was on ground conducting interviews in the attack had to run for safety when the attackers returned to the Community shooting sporadically at about 8:35 am (Saturday).
The Villagers who were still mourning the death of their loved ones had to run for safety, abandoning the corpses of the victims as the attackers advance towards the main town.