Troops of Operation Safe Haven have reported an attack by unidentified persons at Ungwan Taila village, Zangon Kataf LGA of Kaduna State in which two residents were killed.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs confirmed in a statement issued on Sunday.
According to the statement, the troops arrived at the location just to discover that gunmen had killed two residents: Helen Lucky and Hananiah Elijah.
“Receiving the report, Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed deep regret at the further loss of life from such attacks in the area. He prayed for the repose of the souls of the deceased and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to their families.
“The troops will continue search-and-rescue operations in the area. Citizens will be briefed on further updates,” the commissioner said.