Monday, a total count of 21 persons have been confirmed and reported to be dead while several others sustained various degrees of body injuries as a result of the attack by gunmen at Kukum Daji village in Kaduna state, on Sunday night.
However, before the Police Command could confirm the incident that took place that night, Mr. Yashen Titus being the head of the community detailed that this operation was suspected to be carried out by herdsmen, who invaded the area where a wedding ceremony was held by 10pm on Sunday night.
He further explained that this suspected herdsmen started shooting on the people who attended the wedding, and they killed 19 persons at the spot while the other two died after been rushed to the hospital.
Later on, the other injured people were immediately moved to the nearest hospitals and clinics to receive treatments.
They added that there have been several similar incidents in the state within the past few weeks.
Referring to the incident report on July 7.
The Council Chairman, Emmanuel Adamu, who confirmed the killing of 38 people on July 7th as he detailed that the gunmen started the operation in Ankpon Village in Nandu and Kabamu Village in Fadan Karshi, all of Numana district.
While describing the incident as unfortunate, he said the gunmen killed 38 persons including women and children.
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