Again ,24-hour curfew in Kaduna amid fresh violence

Reports reaching said  the 24-hour curfew which was relaxed  yesterday has been fully imposed on Kaduna .A fresh round of 24-hour curfew takes immediate effect.It was learnt this renewed curfew   came on the heels of  a fresh  round violence in Kaduna today.Some people invaded the Central Market from the Panteka side and began   ‘killing people indiscriminately’ in what is believed to be  yet another  wave of reprisal killings.

One correspondent said there were reports that policemen and other security men  who went into the area   to contain the violence  seem to have  also been  shot at.The exact casualty figure could not be ascertained  immediately as  many people were believed to have been killed and wounded.

Security has been reinforced in the metropolis including a helicopter hovering over some suspected trouble spots.

Violence broke out after bombing of 3 churches in Zaria and Trikanniyya, Kaduna on Sunday.

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