A fresh attack on Atak’Njei community in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has claimed eight lives.


Salama News report that the attack which occurred at about 9pm last night, is coming weeks after a similar attack on Langson community in the same local government area that claimed 10 lives.


Atak’Njei is the community housing the Palace of the Atyap Paramount ruler, Agwatyap.


Reacting to the development, the National President, Atyap Community Development Association, ACDA, Mr. Sam Timbuwak Achie, condemned the attack describing it as barbaric.


He tasked all those saddled with the responsibility of securing the people to fish out those behind the series of attacks in Atyapland.


While confirming the incident, the Council Chairman, Zango Kataf Local Government Area, Mr. Francis Sani Zimbo, said the injured are currently receiving treatment at different hospitals in the area.