Gunmen have again attacked Bagana Communities in Kogi State burning down houses with scores feared dead.
This followed barely a week that gunmen killed a middle aged young man in the area.
According to an eye witness, the town has once again came under a heavily coordinated attack which resulted in burning down houses, while scores of residents who were caught in the web were feared dead.
The recent attack according to some villagers may not have been unconnected with the death of Daddy Noah , who was murdered last week by yet to be apprehended gunmen.
Our reporter gathered that the latest attack on Bagana occurred on Tuesday, when stakeholders in the crises were interfacing with the members of the Ata Igala, HRM Matthew Opaluwa Oguche-Akpa’s peace committee set up to resolve the lingering crises.
They lamented that the recent attack had rendered most families homeless as most of the remaining houses which were spared during the previous attacks were razed down, while some of those who were cut in the gun duel could not be accounted for as at the time of filling this report.
Speaking to our reporter, a victim, Mallam Yabagi, popularly known as Teacher, whose house was completely razed down condemned, the latest attack which has rendered him homeless.
He said the crises has brought the one time boisterous town to its kneels as scores have been allegedly killed.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya, said the incident was between two warring clans of Ihankpe and Otutubatu.
He said no fatalities have been recorded yet, while assuring the residents of their safety as the law enforcement agencies are working round the clock to bring the carnage under control.