A medical doctor was today shot and killed, while unspecified number of worshippers were abducted by bandits at a church in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Daily Vendor learnt that the incident occurred at the Haske Baptist Church in Mannai Tasha Village in Kuriga ward of Chikun LGA, on Sunday morning while service was ongoing.
It was learnt that the bandits were shooting indiscriminately.
An eyewitness said, “A Medical Doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health was shot, while scores were abducted.
Adding that many worshipers sustained varying degrees of injuries.
“As am talking to you, we have not seen some of the villagers who escaped into the bushes while the shootings were going on,” the source said.
When contacted, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, could not readily confirm the report and details of the attack. He said, “I will find out and get back to you.”