A father of five was on Saturday, August 20, 2016 killed as unknown gunmen attacked Ligali, a community behind Gonin-gora village in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. According to a family that fled as a result of the attack, the gunmen stormed the area around 2am on Saturday, fully armed and in search of the Head of the area.
The resident who is a mother of two said that the presence of the gunmen caused confusion in the area as everyone scampered for safety. “Myself, my husband and my two children slept in the bush, where we took cover after running away from home. The gunmen killed a father of five during the attack,” she said.
When contacted, the spokesperson of Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Aliyu Usman Katsina confirmed the incident, saying police personnel are patrolling the area while investigation into the matter continues.