Gunmen Kill 11 In Kaduna Attack

Channels Television  
Updated August 3, 2016

Ondo State, Oba Abiodun Oyewunmi, Gunmen, MonarchAbout 11 people have been killed while others sustained injuries, when some gunmen attacked three villages in Godogodo town in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The attacks which lasted several hours on Tuesday, took place in Gada Biyu, Akwa’a and Angwan Anjoo villages.

An eyewitness told Channels Television on telephone that the gunmen invaded the villages, shooting and burning down houses.

He stated that people fled in different directions for safety but the Police were quick to arrive, although the invaders fled into the bushes, leaving the dead bodies behind.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman, confirmed the incident, stating that maximum security personnel have been deployed to the affected areas, in order to ensure the situation is under control.

He further called on residents to help the police curb crime by reporting suspicious movements to security agents.