CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF KAFANCHAN
P.O Box 85
Kafanchan, Kaduna State.
18th April, 2017
A PRESS STATEMENT ON THE ASSO VILLAGE MASSACRE IN SOUTHERN KADUNA
On 15th April 2017, at about 7:00 pm, an attack was launched by Fulani militias in Asso village, Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state. The attack came when the people were in the church for Easter vigil celebration. The killers took advantage of the event by sporadically shooting at the faithful killing at least 12 persons on the spot with many injured.