Nigerian troops/Photo: AFP

By Concise News Correspondents 

Following the recent killings in southern part of Kaduna, the Nigerian Army says it plans to site a military establishment in the area for quick response.

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Unconfirmed reports say the conflicts in southern Kaduna has claimed over 808 lives in 53 villages.

And the Army says it is working with other security agencies as well as the civilian population to restore peace and promote tolerance in the area.

The Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Sani Usman made this known.
“I want to inform you that the Nigerian Army is fully deployed in the southern part of Kaduna state, and just yesterday we further reinforced that.
“And we have gone beyond that; we have also embarked on civil military activities and we are working hand-in-gloves, with other security agencies, particularly the Nigerian Police, Department of State Services and other military, paramilitary agencies deployed, as well as community and traditional and religious leaders.
“Be assured that the Nigerian Army is fully on ground in the southern oart of Kaduna state.”
He said that with the siting of a military establishment, the Army would be better equipped to avert any form of bloodshed in the area.