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Fresh Southern Kaduna attack leaves four dead, eight injured at a Christmas carol

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Four persons have been killed and eight others injured in a fresh attack in Nimdem village in Godogodo chiefdom of Jema’ah Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna.

The attack, which was reportedly carried out by a lone gun man, happened when the villagers were observing Christmas carol.

The Spokesman of the security outfit set up to check incessant attacks in the area codenamed ‘Operation Safe Haven,’  IK Ekpeyong, confirmed the incident, saying the corpses of the victims had been deposited at the mortuary in the General Hospital, Kafanchan where the injured were being treated.

The statement by the Spokesman for ‘Operations Safe Haven’ said: ‘The incident occurred on Friday night around the Nindem village axis in Godogodo district, Jemaa Local Government Area of the state.”

According to him, some persons suspected to be masterminds of the attack had  been arrested  for interrogation, while more troops had  been deployed to the area to avert reprisal attacks.