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News have it that some armed gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen Militias earlier today invaded Prince Academy Damba-Kasaya in Kunai Ward of Chikun Local government area of Kaduna State, North West Nigeria.

It was reported that the Gunmen who were riding on motorcycles arrived the community at about 7:45am and operated for about 45 minutes shooting sporadically into the air while abducting yet to be identified number of students who had gathered to write the Junior School Certificate Examination (JSCE) alongside some villagers.

According to eyewitness who is a villager, Mr Bawa Wakili said he was riding on a motorcycle when he sighted the gunmen from afar approaching the community and quickly raised alarm, he said the gunmen went straight to the school and cart away with some students before abducting some villagers.

Mr Wakili said a Church Aminchi Baptist Church Damba-Kasaya was set ablaze the gunmen. He said some villagers were also abducted alongside the students.

As at the time of filing this report one person was confirmed killed while others sustained gunshots injuries.

The Gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen Militias also went away with some mortocyles belonging to the villagers.

Chikun Local government has come under series of fulani herdsmen attacks lately with several people either kidnapped for ransom or killed and many communities have been displaced.

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