10 killed in Nigeria village attack

File Photo: Soldiers and policemen walk past burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. / AFP / STRINGER(Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Armed gunmen on Monday evening invaded Gora Gan village in Zango-Kataf area of northern Kaduna state, killing 10 people, including the village head, a source said Tuesday.

A security source told Xinhua that among those killed was a 7-year-old child.

This happened after gunmen attacked Kukum Daji village in Kagoro chiefdom of the Kaura area of the state.

At least 21 people were reportedly killed in that attack while scores sustained varying degrees of injuries.

In the fresh attack, scores of residents sustained varying degrees of injuries, the source said.

Isaac Ango-Makama, vice chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the Zango-Kataf area, who confirmed the incident, said several houses were burnt during the attack.