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Violence erupts in Kaduna, many injured, houses set ablaze

Violence eruoted at Kasuwar Magani community ‎in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday with reports saying many people have been injured with houses and shops set ablaze.

Premium Times quoted a youth leader in the area, Yahaya, also known as Dan Najeriya, as saying that the crisis was as a result of “some girls who wanted to change their religion but were scolded by some youth in the community.”

It is not clear from which religion the girls wanted to change from.

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central said he has reached out to security agents after receiving reports on the violence which iccured about 31km from the Kaduna metropolis

“I received a distress call from Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru LG about an outbreak of violence.I have promptly alerted the relevant security agencies concerned.I appeal for peace”, he wrote on his Facebook page.

Security agents have been deployed to the community to maintain law and order.

 

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