File photo of gunmen
By Ibrahim Hassan
Barely a day after gunmen killed 15 people in Gonan Rogo village of Kaduna state, a fresh attack has claimed the lives of 8 people in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday.
The National President of the Adara Development Association (ADA), Mr. Awema Maisamari, told journalists that
the gunmen suspected to be herdsmen invaded 3 communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing eight people and injuring many.
” Many ran into the bushes and other neighbouring communities for their dear lives,” he said.
According to him,” between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, the gunmen in large number attacked Bakin- Kogi, Idanu and Makyali. The 8 were killed at Makyali at about 7am on Wednesday.The attacks on Bakin Kogi and Idanu took place on Tuesday at about 7pm.”
“One person was killed in Idanu and two others seriously injured while in Bakin Kogi, no life was lost as the villagers escaped, but their houses were burnt.”
“The situation report as at this morning is that the terrorists attacked three other settlements near Gonan- Rogo village, where 17 people were killed in the early hours of Tuesday. ”
“In one of the communities called Bakin Kogi, the villagers escaped but several houses were burnt down. At the second village called Idanu, one person was killed. The attacks in Idanu and Bakin Kogi took place on Tuesday around 7pm.”
There was no reaction on the killings from the Kaduna State Police Command.