Another attack on three communities in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State has reportedly left about 20 people killed.
Reports also say many more people were left injured by the attack, said to have been carried out by suspected militia.
The attack which reoortesly took place on Thursday (today) affected Kurmin Masara, Apyia Shyim, and Takmawai communities.
The police in the state are yet to confirm the latest attack, however, speaking to Channels Television, the chairman of Zango Kataf Local Government, Elias Manza said that armed men, believed to be Fulani militia, invaded the three communities in the early hours of Thursday.
According to Manza, seven people were killed in Takmawai, with 13 killed in Kurmin Masara.
The attack came as insecurity in Southern-Kaduna continues to worsen recently.
Last month, no less than 50 persons were killed in that region of the state following a series of armed attacks.
Only a few days ago, the Nigerian Police deployed more security agencies to some of the communities to protect residents from more attack.
The fresh attack also came despite the state government’s imposition of a 24-hour curfew in Zangon Kataf and Kauru areas of the state.
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