9 people killed as terrorist herdsmen attack Warkan community in Kaduna State

Armed terrorists suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Friday, July 9th, invaded Warkan, a Christian community in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state.

The terrorists shot at the villagers and burnt down over a dozen houses.

By the time they were done, 9 persons, 4 girls (minors) and 5 adults have been killed with some burnt beyond recognition. Many others sustainable various injuries.

A community member who gave his name as Mr James confirmed the attack to PSJ via telephone.

He said the attack was “terrible and disheartening”. According to him, about 13 houses were burnt down “completely” in the community.

Names of the slain:

Ephraim Ibrahim
Safaratu Ephraim
Ziporah Ephraim
Nasara Ephraim
Atiusan Ephraim
Yohana Atang
Enoch Habila
Janet dodo


Mrs Yohanna, wife to Yohanna Atang is the 9th deceased. Mrs yohanna got married less than two months ago.

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