According to news reports, several houses and properties worth millions of naira, were also destroyed, including the palace of the the village head, which was burnt to ashes, by some unknown gun men, suspected to be fulani herdsmen in Mile One Village, in Tafan District, Kaduna State.
One of the residents who spoke to newsmen in anonymity in Kafanchan, said the hoodlums launched an attack against the residents, between 2p.m. and 10p.m on Friday.
Presently, the Interim Chairman of Jema’a Local Government Area, of Bege Katuka, has also confirmed the incident.
He said: “I just left the affected village barely 30 minutes ago, I was there to assess the extent of damage,’’ Katuka said.
Elsewhere, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reported that residents of the neighbouring villages of Gidan Waya, Ungwuan Ninzo, and Ungwuan Kagoro, have fled for fear of possible attacks.
The villages, as well as the Kaduna State College of Education, have been turned into ghost towns.
Recall, that Pasakori Village which shares boundaries with Mile One Village, came under a similar attack, on Thursday, November 24.