Attack leaves 12 dead, 2 injured in Kaduna — Commissioner 



The Government, Monday, said that 12 people were killed and two others injured in an attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.


The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan confirmed the attack statement issued in Kaduna.


Aruwan said, “Security have reported to the  state government that 12 persons were killed in an attack by unidentified assailants in Peigyim village, near Kibori, Atyap Chiefdom of Zangon Kataf LGA.


“According to the report, the assailants stormed the village late Sunday evening, and killed 12 residents.


“Two other were injured and are receiving treatment.”


The commissioner said Gov. Nasir El-Rufai expressed profound grief the report of another deadly incident in the area.


He sent his heartfelt condolences to the families of of the mindless and gruesome attack, and prayed for the repose of their souls.


The governor wished the injured a quick recovery.


“Security are poised to sustain patrols in the area, as into the incident progress,” Aruwan said.(NAN)