Gunmen Kill 21 in Kaduna, Others Injured

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SWITZERLAND, JULY 20 – Twenty-one people have been reported killed, while 28 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a fresh attack on Kukum Daji Village of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday night by armed Fulani gunmen.

The President of the Community, Mr. Yashen Titus, told Channels Television that the suspected gunmen invaded the venue of a wedding party in the community at about 10p.m. on Sunday.

Titus, a resident of the area explained that the suspected herdsmen opened fire on the people who attended the party, 19 people died on the spot while two others later died at the hospital.

Those who sustained injuries were then rushed to the Barau Dikko teaching hospital and other clinics in the state capital for treatment.

The State Police Command is yet to confirm the incident.

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