Two children, teenager shot dead in Kaduna crisis

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Three people, including two children and a teenager, have been confirmed killed in a fresh attack on at Unguwan Rimi village in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday.

According to an eyewitness, the attack occurred around 2:30pm when gunmen invaded the village and started shooting sporadically, leaving some people dead and several others injured.

However, the Kaduna State Police Command ,while confirming the incident yesterday, said three people were killed.

The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, in a statement, named the victims as Monday Yahaya, 8; Samson David, 17 and Ashimile Danladi, 9.

He said: “Teams of policemen quickly moved to the area, evacuated the dead bodies to the hospital and ensured that the situation was brought under control.

“Preliminary investigation later revealed that the attack might not be unconnected with the attack of Fulani camp early morning of the same date in the area.”

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