No less than eight people have been killed in a reprisal in the Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria
Six other persons were also injured, and several houses were razed by the attackers during the incident which occurred on Sunday.
Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed that the attack was carried out by unidentified persons in the Kacecere village of Zangon Kataf.
Arunwa explained that the attack was in reprisal to earlier attacks in Jankasa village, also in Zangon Kataf where one Yakubu Danjuma was killed, and another assault in Madamai in Kaura LGA where 34 persons were killed.
The attacks in these two locations, security agencies say, led to the reprisal by unidentified assailants on the Kacecere community which has left eight dead, six persons injured and several houses razed.
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