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Gunmen wreck havoc in Kaduna, kill 12, injure scores

 …District head decries lack of help.

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

Again, twelve people have been confirmed dead, while seven others seriously injured in a fresh attack by unknown gunmen in Kidandan and Kadai Village in Giwa local government area of Kaduna state.

The attackers, who invaded the area in numbers, besieged the villages on Friday afternoon, leaving three dead and four others wounded.

The attacks continued on Saturday night where the gunmen killed nine other persons at Kadai Village and left four others in critical condition.

The Kaduna state Police Command’s spokesman, Muhammad Jalige, confirmed the report when contract by our correspondent.

Also confirming the incident to journalist, the District Head of Fatika and Kaigaman Zazzau, Alhaji Nuhu Lawal Umar, appealed to the government to deploy additional security personnel to safeguard the lives and property of people in the area.

Efforts made to confirm the categories of casualties in terms of women and children failed as the phone number of the district head was not going through. 

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