It is a, the painful, dark and troubling picture emerging from Southern Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s north central region, only a two hour drive from Abuja, the country’s seat of power.
The mutilated bodies of babies, children, women and the elderly are spread almost everywhere, from the living room to the bedroom, from the dusty floor to the bare, cold and silent ground.
Some of the victims have their necks cut, others have their stomachs open. It’s difficult to watch. It’s difficult to describe. It’s hard to comprehend. But it’s been going on since February 9 this year, with authorities doing little to stop it, apprehend the culprits, prosecute and punish them. There are many words but few concrete actions.
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