The military task force in charge of security in Plateau state and Southern Kaduna, Operation Safe Haven has deployed more troops to Nandu-Gbok village in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Commander of the operation Major General Augustine Agundu, made this known during an Medical Outreach to the area.
He said that troops were immediately deployed to the area when the crisis broke out.
According to Agundu, more troops have been deployed to the area to prevent a reoccurrence and to ensure that normalcy returned to the community.
The commander stated that as part of its non-kinetic strategy to promote peaceful coexistence in the area, it has organised a media outreach/feeding programme for residents of the community. He explained that the deployment of the troops was to encourage the people in the area to remain in their community and live peaceful and normal lives.
Armed bandits suspected to be herdsmen on Monday attacked Nandu-Gbok village, killed at least 10 persons and burnt down no fewer than 30 houses in the same community.