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Herders kill eight Zangon-Kataf natives, injure others

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen who reportedly invaded Kibori and Atagjah villages in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon-Kataf Local Council of Kaduna State have killed eight natives of Southern Kaduna.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, did not answer calls for inquiries from newsmen on the incident but a community leader, who pleaded anonymity, said that Kibori and Asha Awuce were attacked by suspected Fulani militia on Monday evening, who shot sporadically, leading to the killing of about five persons while many others were injured.
He added that at Atagjeh village, the suspected Fulani militia, on Tuesday night, killed three persons, while three others that sustained injuries are receiving treatment at a hospital.
According to him, the attacks in Atyap Chiefdom have become a routine affair by the suspected Fulani militia, adding that almost all the villages that make up Atyap Chiefdom have been attacked, while lives and property of unimaginable magnitude were destroyed.

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