Gunmen Kill 12 In Fresh Attack In Southern Kaduna


Bandits have invaded Apiyejim Community in Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing eleven persons.

A resident, Jonathan Ishaya who confirmed the incident to PUNCH on Monday, said the attackers invaded the Community at about 5:30pm shooting sporadically at the Villagers going about their normal activities.

According to him the Gunmen operated for just 5 minutes, adding no single house was burnt.

Jonathan explained that he saw three men, heavily armed with AK-47 rifles entering the Village.

” I narrowly escaped the attackers, bullets were flying were i was hidden,” he said.

” The victims are; six women, three Children and 3 men.

He commended the military for their swift response to the area, noting that their response helped in curtailing the number of casualties.

PUNCH reports that the Community has been attack 3 times. Last year September,2020, August, 2021 and September 12th, 2021.

Effort to get the Police spokesperson in the state, Mohammed Jalige, to confirmed the incident prove abortive as of the time of filing this report.


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