GUNMEN KILL NO FEWER 12 PEOPLE IN PEIGYIM VILLAGE NEAR KIBORI AT ATYAP CHIEFDOM IN ZANGON KATAF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on September 15, 2021
No fewer than twelve people have been killed following an attack by gunmen on Peigyim Village near Kibori at Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan who confirmed the attack in a statement explained that the gunmen invaded the community on Sunday night and opened fire on the residents, leading to the death of twelve locals.
He said other residents who were injured during the attack were taken to the hospital for treatment while security operatives were reported to be combing the area with a view to arresting the perpetrators.
In his reaction, Governor Nasir El-Rufai condemned the attack and condoled with the grieving families of the victims.
The attack comes barely 24 hours after a Pastor of the ECWA Church was murdered in the community.