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Fulani Herdsmen Invade Southern Kaduna Village, Burn Two Persons To Death, Destroy Crops

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Fulani Herdsmen Invade Southern Kaduna Village, Burn Two Persons To Death, Destroy Crops


Fulani Herdsmen Invade Southern

Kaduna Village, Burn Two Persons To

Death, Destroy Crops


Cecilia Ishaya, a 62-year-old widow and

mother of six children, was set ablaze in her

home alongside Iliya Sunday, a 56-year-old

man, who was also burnt alive in his

residence. He is survived by eight children.

Armed Fulani herdsmen have invaded another village in the

Christian-dominated Southern Kaduna axis of Kaduna State,

burning two persons to death in their homes.

Cecilia Ishaya, a 62-year-old widow and mother of six

children, was set ablaze in her home alongside Iliya Sunday, a

56-year-old man, who was also burnt alive in his residence.

He is survived by eight children.

According to a statement by the Southern Kaduna People’s

Union, the attacks took place in the early hours of Friday in

Manyi-Mashin Village under Zamandabo ward, Atyap

Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area.The militia group burnt almost all houses in the village and

looted valuables in the process.

Men of the Nigerian Army’s Operation Safe Heaven

responded, however, the militia fled before their arrival.

It adds, “This was after Fulani militia on the 8th September

2020 lay ambush for three Atyap youth from Atakmawei

village in same,  Zamandabo Ward in Atyap Chiefdom,  as they

went to clear weed in their Sugar cane farm about a kilometre

from their village.

“Suddenly, armed herdsmen came from hiding and struck.

They descended on them with daggers and machetes.

Anthony Magaji, 25, a final year HND student with Nuhu

Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, was hacked down. They axed his

neck and head with macabre wounds and killed him instantly.

Isaac Thomas, 24, also an OND student of the same school,


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