Mon. Aug 8th, 2022

Terrorists on Sunday night killed two people in Maskoro Goriko under Ligari in Kakau Ward, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, North west Nigeria.

The Councilor representing Kakau Ward, Honorable Richard John Kpedason who confirmed the attack to Middle Belt Times said the attackers arrived the community at about 11:30pm local time and began shooting sporadically.

“They came in around 11:30 in the night and shot two people dead. one person is still missing as i speak to you.” Kpedason said

The Councilor who visited the community on Monday morning further said that the network shutdown in the area is making things more complicated both for the security forces and the residents.

“The attack in this my Ward are getting too much and the network shutdown is making it impossible for the people to call for help whenever they sight the bandits nunlike before.

“Same thing happen last Sunday when 66 members of the Baptist church where kidnapped.

“When the people saw the bandits they couldn’t call the military for help despite the fact that the military is not too far from the area.” He said

Honorable Kpedason also called on the state government to deploy more security personnel to the area to forestall future attacks.

The names of the persons killed were given as Daniel Ishaku and Mallam Ali while one Bamaiyi Bawa was still missing as at the time of filling this report. call the military

It will be recalled that Middle Belt Times reported yesterday that two of of the 66 church members were killed by their captors under unclear circumstances.

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