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Gunmen kill 9 in Kaduna community

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Unknown gunmen on Wednesday launched attack on Tudu village in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna State killing nine persons

It was gathered that the gunmen invaded Tudu village in the on Wednesday morning, shooting sporadically.

An anonymous source who witnessed the incident, told our correspondent that the attack took place about 5am on Wednesday.

“Yes, there was an attack on Tudu village in Agwala Dutse at about 5:00am today (Wednesday) and several people were killed and others sustained injuries.”

Kajuru Local Government Chairman, Mr. Cafra Caino said nine people lost their lives in the attack, noting that but for the timely intervention of security operatives, the casualty figures would have been higher.

He said, “We have once again been set back in our confidence building effort and peace engagements after Tudu village in Agwala Dutse general area was attacked this morning.

Police spokesman Mohammed Jalige said he would soon make a press release on the incident.

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