Report from Kaduna State says that armed Fulani herdsmen attacked Gonan Rogo village, near Makyali, in Kufana District of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
The attackers arrived the village when the villagers were fast asleep and hacked down people in the community . They killed 17 and left 6 others injured as they went shooting sporadically. The victims were mostly women and children, among them was a 3 months old baby. The baby however, miraculously survived a bullet that passed though her mother’s heart to her soft skull.
The 17 victims who died were buried by the community on13th May, 2020 amid tears.
Names of people killed in the attack were given as follows:
1. Mailafiya Dallatu, 70 years old
2. Yari Dallatu, 60 years old
3. Na'omi Yari, 57 years old
4. Popular Teacher, 15 years old
5. Blessing Yari, 9 years old
6. Paul Bawa, 18 years old
7. Rahila Paul, 25 years old
8. John Paul, 6 months old
9. Jonathan Yakubu, 35 years old
10. Sheba Jonathan, 25 years old
11. Revelation Jonathan. 9 years old
12. Rejoice Jonathan, 6 years old
13. Patience Jonathan, 15 years old
14. Biyayya Lucky, 25 years old
15. Asan'alo Magaji, 32 years old
16. Yayo Magaji, 13 years old
17. Agei Magaji 8 years old.
Names of the injured were also given as follows:
2. Isaiah Jonathan
3. Markus Kakuri
4. Philip Magaji
5. Magaji Ma'aji
6. Zipporah Jonathan.
In another development, a second attack was carried out on Wednesday, 13th May, 2020 on Mikyali village in Kajuru LGA around 7:00 in the morning.