According to Jim from Chikun,Kaduna South,gunmen yesterday attacked Rumanan-Gbagyi, a community under Birnin-Gwari local government but which also shares border with Zonkoru in Chikun local government areas of Kaduna state.4 people were shot by the gunmen while one person was killed.
Speaking with journalists over the phone, one of those whose family is affected, David Madami, confirmed the attacks saying over five persons sustained gunshot wounds with one person, Rabiu Nababa Zonkoru, losing his life to the rampaging armed bandits who also stole an unknown number of cattle.
Madami gave the names of those shot by the attackers and taken to a hospital in Buruku as Isaac Yari, a medical student with Kaduna State University, KASU; Nuhu Gida, Luka Auta, and Saidu Sarki.
The locals are urgently asking for intervention by the Kaduna state government and security forces to contain the attacks which left many villagers running into the bushes to save themselves. Rumanan-Gbagyi is under Buruku police division.