Three herders have been killed in an attack by unidentified persons who stormed Ribok, Tsoriyang and Kankada general area of Zangon Kataf Local Government area of Kaduna state.
Kaduna State Government confirmed the killing in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
Aruwan said security agencies revealed that the attack was a reprisal to the earlier attack in Ungwan Dooh (Mado) area, targeting the residence of one Ardo Tanko Usman where three residents identified as:Bayero Wake, Isah Usman (the Ardo’s brother), and Abu Usman (the Ardo’s mother) were killed.
Similarly, the attack left four residents injured, and identified as:
– Ambo Jamo,Sule Ambo, Muazu Ori, Ibrahim Mohammed.
He said military and police arrived the scene and evacuated scores of herders to safety, noting that Search and rescue operations are in progress and citizens will be updated on further developments.