Two persons have been killed by unknown gunmen in Ungwan Taila village, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, troops of Operation Safe Haven have reported.
The report was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
Aruwan said the troops arrived in the village to discover that the assailants had killed two residents.
According to the commissioner, Governor Nasir El-Rufai while receiving the report expressed deep regret at further loss of life from such attacks in the area.
The commissioner’s statement further said, “He prayed for the repose of the souls of the deceased and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to their families.”
In the meantime, the statement said that the troops would continue search-and-rescue operations in the area, saying that citizens will be further updated.