Naija hit play
A tragedy has befallen the people of Nindem village in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state
– An unidentified gunman has thrown the people into mourning
– Four people were killed , while 10 were injured as the gunman disrupted a Christmas carol
yet to be identified gunman on Saturday, December 23 night killed four persons in Nindem village, Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state.
The sad incident which occurred during the village annual Christmas carol also left about 10 other people injured, The Nation reports.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the spokesman for the Operation Safe Haven, Colonel I.K. Ekpeyong, said the gunman invaded Godogodo village as the residents were holding a Christmas carol at the community square at about 9:00 p.m. and started shooting sporadically.
He said four persons were killed and eight others injured in the incident.
He said the bodies of the dead victims had been deposited in a mortuary while the wounded persons were taken to the Kafanchan general hospital for treatment.
“Some people suspected to be masterminds of the attack have been arrested for further , while more troops have been deployed to the area to avert a fresh attack or reprisal,” he said. The scenario led to gun shots forcing customers on queue and passers bye to scamper to safety.
An eyewitness quoted in the report, said the incident occurred near the bank’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) when the soldier refused to join the queue and other customers complained to security agents attached to the bank for intervention.
The Nigerian Army still haven’t gotten the answer to constant attacks on villages in Kaduna.