Gunmen kill seminarian, set Catholic Parish residence ablaze in Kaduna

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A seminarian was, on Thursday night, killed while Catholic Parish house in Kamantan, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State set ablaze.

The Parish in Kamantan is under the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the attackers stormed the parish house at about 8:00 p.m. and set it ablaze alongside a vehicle.

Sources told NAN that the deceased seminarian, Stephen Naman, died from the smoke he inhaled while trying to escape from the grasp of the attackers.

When contacted, the Kaduna State Police Command Acting Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Alhassan, confirmed the incident to NAN.



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