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In Kaduna Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 7 in Jema’a

The herdsmen wore military uniforms and pretended that they wanted to brief the village elders on security issues.

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Thursday, October 27, 2016, killed seven people and left many others injured, reports say.

The herdsmen, who wore military uniforms, attacked Ungwar Missi village in Jema’a Local Government Area in the evening.

The Kaduna police command’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman, confirmed the attacks and added that officers have commenced investigation into the matter.

According to reports, the attackers who came in military uniforms, pretended that they wanted to brief the village elders on some security issues.

John Zango, an 85 year-old village head and an 80-year-old man, Yakubu Abuja, reportedly lost their lives during the clash.

The Kaduna state police command also dismissed reports that seven people died, adding that only four people lost their lives.

Recently, suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly killed 40 people in an attack on Godogodo, Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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