Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the killing of 16 persons in fresh attack on Barde Village in Kajuru Local Government Council.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Assistant Superintendent of Police ASP Yakubu Sabo, said some unknown armed men invaded Barde Village under Maro in Kajuru Local Council and started shooting sporadically, which resulted to the death of 16 persons.
He said on received of the information, the command mobilized teams of police operatives to the area alongside military personnel to apprehend the perpetrators and bring normalcy to the area.
While investigation is in progress, the Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdurrahman, has vowed to uncover the masterminds of the dastardly act and bring them to justice.
He appealed for calm and extended his heartfelt condolences to the families of those affected.