One Killed In Southern Kaduna As Soldiers Shoot At Protesting Women


Soldiers fire On Women Protesting Against Indiscriminate Arrest Of Southern Kaduna Youths, Kill One, Injure Many Others – Sahara Reporters

At least one person was killed when operatives of the Nigerian Army opened fire on women demonstrating against the incessant arrest of their children by the military in Southern Kaduna, SaharaReporters has gathered.

The deceased was identified as Naomi John.

A source told SaharaReporters that the soldiers are ransacking homes from Goran Sagwaza, Goran Bafai and Goran Gan communities, arresting innocent youths defending the communities from Fulani herdsmen.

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“Of late, you recognize the killings haven’t really stopped in Southern Kaduna, yesterday, the ladies from Southern Kaduna staged a protest against the indiscriminate arrest of young persons in Goran Sagwaza, Goran Bafai, and Goran Gan communities.

“Military men were going from house to deal withlearning young men. They arrested tons of individualstherefore the women felt why do you have to be arresting our young ones when actually when the Fulani herdsmen come to attack us, you’re nowhere to be found but when our people mobilize to travel after them, you now come to select them.

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“So the ladies told the lads, we don’t want any man to hitch us, they now took to the road. The military now blocked the road and began shooting, within the process, they kill one woman and injure many others,” the source told SaharaReporters.

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Hundreds of people are killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in various government Areas of Southern Kaduna within the past few years.

The killings have continued despite the deployment of varied military teams to the world


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