Fresh Attack Claims 7 Lives In Zango Kataf LG

By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

The peace process in Zango Kataf local government area, last night suffered a setback following an attack on Gora Gan Community that claimed seven lives by suspected Fulani Militia.

The attackers who were said to have invaded the community at about eight pm, came in their numbers.

Confirming the attack to Sahara reporters, the Council Chairman, Dr. Elias Manza, said no fewer than seven persons where killed and about seventeen houses burnt down.

He explained that the injured are currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.

Dr Manza who condemned the attack, commended the security operatives for their prompt response to distress calls which reduced the level of damage.

A resident who pleaded anonymity said the attackers took over the Community for almost 6 hours operating without any disruption from security operatives.

The source also disclosed that a Man, his wife and their 3 Children were hacked to death, adding the victim’s resident was not far from were Security personnels are taking refuge in the Community.

It would be recalled that series of peace meetings summit in the past months have been held in the local government area towards finding lasting solutions and the Community suffered attacks for the fourth time.

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