December 24, 2022
Amass burial has been held for 40 residents killed by bandits in Mallagum and Sogwon communities in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
SaharaReporters gathered that all the victims are Christians of Catholic and ECWA dominations.
Terrorists had on Tuesday attacked the two villages, killed a number of residents, burnt down houses, foodstuffs and properties worth millions of naira.
Family, friends and well-wishers wept profusely as those killed were buried on Thursday.
They gathered at Government Secondary School, Mallagum to pay their last respect to the victims.
The Anglican Bishop of Kafanchan Diocese, Danladi Kundi led the burial after a prayer session by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese.
Many communities in Kaduna have been living at the mercy of terrorists and bandits, who have been killing, maiming and kidnapping residents with reckless abandon.
SaharaReporters gathered that some of the victims were also buried on Wednesday.