THREE WORSHIPERS KILLED, SEVERAL MISSING AS GUNMEN ATTACK KADUNA CHURCH.
Gunmen attacked worshippers at Ungwan Fada, Ungwan Turawa and Ungwan Makama in Rubu general area of Kajuru Local Government Area.
Available reports indicate that the bandits stormed the villages on motorcycles, beginning from Ungwan Fada, and moving into Ungwan Turawa, before Ungwan Makama and then Rubu.
In Rubu village, the bandits attacked worshippers in the Maranatha Baptist Church and St. Moses Catholic Church.
However, Three persons have been confirmed killed in the attacks. They are identified as;
- Peter Madaki (Ward head of Ungwan Fada)
- Elisha Ezekiel (Resident of Ungwan Fada)
- Ali Zamani (Youth leader of Rubu)
Two persons were left injured in the attacks: one Aniro Mai, and a yet-to-be-identified woman. An unspecified number of persons were abducted.
Amid the attacks, the bandits also looted shops and carted away some valuables from the villages.
Kaduna State acting Governor, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, expressed deep sadness and condemned the attack in the strongest terms. She sent her condolences to the families of the deceased, as she prayed for the repose of their souls.
She also commiserated with the attacked churches and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.
Security patrols are being conducted in the general area as investigations continue.