Reports from Kaura LGA of Kaduna State has it that Fulani terrorists have attacked and killed the District Head of Zangang in Atakar Chiefdom in Kaura LGA of Kaduna State, Mr Yohanna Daniel Shinkut.
A resident Emmanuel Samuel said the suspected fulani herdsmen ambushed Mr Shinkut on his way back home from Manchock.
“The incident happened around 8:00pm Friday when the attackers fired at his car. The car got damaged and they went at close range and shot him on the chest.
One of the daughters of the late District head confirmed the killing of her father by a telephone. “Yes, its true. He was shot dead,” she said.
A community leader Enock Zangang who also confirmed the incident described it as unfortunate.
Enock said the District Head was brutally murdered on his way back home adding that his remains has been deposited at the rural community hospital in Manchok.
“What is happening here since April 2013 is a war and total attempt to wipe out our people. This is worrying. People are being killed, without help. More than 600 people have been killed just from this Chiefdom. Something need to be done quickly,” Enock added.
The Kaduna State government and the Police authorities are yet to comment on the killing.