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Police confirm 7 killed, 5 injured in Kaduna attack

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Police confirm 7 killed, 5 injured in Kaduna attack


Police confirm 7 killed, 5 injured in Kaduna attack

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that seven persons were killed and five others injured in Maro village, a border community between Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Area of the state.

The Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige gave the confirmation in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna.

Jalige said the attack occurred on Wednesday at about 7:15pm.

“The armed men entered the village market in a vehicle and started shooting sporadically and in the process shot some people.

“On receipt of the information, DPO Kajuru and Kachia immediately mobilised patrol teams to the area to restore normalcy, but unfortunately seven persons were found dead and five were injured.”

According to him, both the dead and injured victims were evacuated by the police to Kachia general hospital.

“The dead bodies have been deposited in the mortuary while the injured ones are currently receiving treatment at the same hospital.”

Jalige said normalcy had since been…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper