Kaduna killings: Govt warns against reprisal attacks

The Kaduna State Government has warned people of the state against engaging in reprisal killings.

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan in a statement, noted that the Acting Governor of the state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe appealed to the people to remain calm and in peace with one another.

The statement explained that the appeal was sequel to the killing of three persons in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of the State.

The statement further explained, “Three persons were reported to have been killed in an attack by unidentified persons who invaded Ribok, Tsoriyang and Kankada general area of Zangon Kataf LGA.”

Reports from security agencies, according to the statement stated that the attack was a reprisal to the earlier attack in Ungwan Dooh (Mado) area.

It said the reprisal targeted the residence of one person where three residents were killed.

According to Aruwan, four residents were injured, while one car, three houses and huts were destroyed.

The statement said the military and the police arrived the scene and evacuated scores of persons to safety.

The Acting Governor, however, appealed for calm and urged residents to desist from reprisal killings while security agencies carry on investigations.

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