The attack is said to have occurred on Monday, February 20, in Mifi and Ashim communities in the Kaura Local Government Area.
The attack is said to have occurred on Monday, February 20, in Mifi and Ashim communities in the Kaura Local Government Area, according to Leadership.
The deaths have reportedly been confirmed by Local Government Chairman, Alex Iya and state lawmaker, Dr. Yakubu Bityong who represents Kaura constituency at the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
The names of the deceased have been given as: Chayuwai Manti, 73, Ezekiel Kanwai, 23, Bridget Aba, 61, Bridget Samuila 42, Samuila Kuzamam 47, Matthew Daniel 37, Edward Matthew 10, Omega Matthew 8, Adam Noga, 46, Moses Ndong, 68, Likita Adam, 12, Musa John, 13, Mboi Waje, 14 and Fidelix Kakah.
The killings in the Southern Kaduna area have been blamed on Fulani herdsmen.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said that his government will prosecute every one found guilty of perpetrating the attacks.
El-Rufai also admitted to paying some herdsmen compensation to stop the attacks adding that his government had run out of options.