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31 People Feared Killed, Over 40 Houses Burnt In Another Southern Kaduna Attack

attack-pixAt least 31 people have been killed in a fresh attack carried out on four communities of Chawai Chiefdom in Kauru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna state with about 46 houses destroyed.

Sources said the attack was carried out on Sunday evening. The attack came barely 48 hours after a public apology billboard was launched by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue in collaboration with the Kaduna State government at Samaru Kataf, Zongon Kataf LGA aimed at ensuring lasting peace in southern Kaduna.

The affected communities include Ungwan Rimi, Kitakum, Magaji, and Kigam area of the local government area.

President of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU), Bar. Solomon Musa confirmed the incident. He described the incident as unfortunate.

Spokesperson of the Kaduna state police command, Aliyu usman also confirmed the development but said the number of people killed has not been ascertained.

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