Gunmen Attack leaves Over Thirty Dead In Kaduna

Gunmen have killed thirty-four people in northwest Nigeria’s Kaduna State, including two soldiers, in the latest attack blamed on heavily-armed criminal gangs.

According to Kaduna State security commissioner, Samuel Aruwan, more than two hundred homes were also destroyed in the attack on four villages in the Kaura local government district.

Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that after search operations and detailed checks, thirty-four people have been confirmed dead following Sunday’s attack in Kaura local government area.

Two military personnel were among the thirty-four killed.

Sunday’s attack came on the same day as another raid that killed sixteen people in a remote village in northwestern Zamfara State.