Gunmen kill 20 in Kaduna
The attack on a mosque in a village in Kaduna state happened this morning
Gunmen have opened fire on Muslim worshippers as they were leaving a mosque in Kaduna state this morning, killing at least 20 people.
The attack happened in a remote village called Dogo Dawa, in Kaduna state, said Abdullahi Muhammad, the traditional ruler and councillor of Birnin Gwari, a local government area next door to the village.
The state police commissioner Olufemi Adenaike confirmed the incident, but did not give a death toll.
Also this morning, there has been an explosion accompanied by sounds of ongoing gunshots on Bama road of Lagos Street in Maiduguri.
Lagos Street was the place were an explosion killed some soldiers about a week ago leading to retaliatory attacks on civilians and houses by security operatives, which allegedly led to the death of about 35 people.