Gunman kills four in Kaduna attack

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No fewer than four people were killed and eight others injured in an attack by a lone gunman at Nindem village of Godogodo District in Jemaa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Commander, “Operation Safe Haven” in the area, Idong Ekpeyong, a colonel, told journalists on Saturday in Kafanchan that the gunman opened fire on a group of people who were observing Christmas Carol at a village square.

He said troops of the Operation Safe Haven responded to a distress call over the attack and apprehended a number of people in the locations.

Mr. Ekpeyong said the victims were conveyed to the Patrick Yakowa Hospital, Kafanchan for medical attention.

He said the army and the police were conducting an investigation into the incident.
According to him, normalcy has been restored in the area to prevent further breakdown of law and order. (NAN)


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  • Mentus

    ‘A lone gunman opened fire and killed four people who were singing Christmas carols and a number of people in the vicinity were apprehended’.
    Was the gunman among the people apprehended or as usual did the colonel’s men apprehend innocent people likely to be Christians in the area while letting the gunman probably someone who has issues with Christians, literally get away with murder.



  • Bassey Frank

    Kaduna showcases itself a murderous state during Christmas. Non-Muslims must be extra vigilant. Kaduna has a government of diminutive character.