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Gunmen kill 3 herdsmen in Southern Kaduna

Three Fulani herdsmen were at the weekend killed by yet to be identified gunmen

in Jema’a and Zango Kataf local government areas, both in the troubled southern part of Kaduna State.

The Nation gathered that two of the herdsmen were gunned down at Unguwan
Maiyashi village, Fantsuwam Chiefdom, in Jemaa Local Government area, while
the other one was also killed at Madakiya community in Zangon Kataf LGA.

An indigene of Ungwar Miayasihi, told our correspondent that the incident
occured at about 4:00am on Saturday when the herdsmen were grazing with
their cattle inside a bush. He said that their corpses were later traced to
a river by security agencies on Sunday morning.

Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman while
confirming the incident said some suspects have been arrested in
connection with the incident.

He also said that more policemen have been drafted to the area to avert any
form of reprisal or break down of law and order, adding that the suspects
would be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.

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