Kaduna villages invasion death toll hits 43

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Residents of the five villages attacked by herdsmen in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State last Sunday, said the incident was caused by the refusal of a farmer to release his farmland to herdsmen for grazing.

However, Kaduna State police spokesman, ASP Aliyu Usman, told Vanguard that the final official casualty figure would be made available, but was yet to do so at press time.

Simon Arabo, a member of the House of Representatives (Kauru/Lere federal constituency), according to a village source, who displayed pictures to support his claim, was the one who arrived the villages with trucks of policemen and soldiers, Monday morning, which enabled them search the bushes for the dead, and also gave them cash to feed.

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