Gunmen have reportedly killed 11 people in Kaduna where a curfew was imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Spokesman of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), Luka Binniyat, Luka Binniyat in a statement that the killings took place in Guruku ward, Kuduru village in Chikun Local Government Area and Jagindi in Jema’a Local Government Area of the State.
According to him, Danlami Barde, district head of Jagidi, was among those killed when the gunmen attacked on Monday. Barde was said to have been killed alongside Musa, his brother.
He said six others were killed in Guruku on Tuesday when the gunmen struck.
On Thursday, Binniyat said three people were killed in Kuduru and their attackers set houses on fire and looted valuables.
Some sustained injuries, Hassana Bala, Jamilu Hassan and Halima Bala were listed as those killed.
The group called on the federal and Kaduna governments to investigate the alleged killings and also help the affected communities with relief materials.
Contacted for comments, Muhammad Jalige, Kaduna police command spokesman, said he was not aware of the killings.
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