Just a few days earlier, two students were attacked with axes and machetes near a local village. One of them died on the spot.
International observers emphasise that the increasing violence in the region could lead to a civil war.
50,000 Christians have been displaced from 109 villages now occupied by armed Fulani herdsmen in southern Kaduna state.
“We currently have 559 displaced Christians at the Zonkwa Town Camp,” James told Morning Star News.
A recent estimate by Intersociety suggests that over six hundred and twenty Christians have been killed in Nigeria so far in 2020.
In the 2020 Annual Report, USCIRF has officially designated Nigeria as a “country of particular concern”
The Adara is a predominantly Christian people and one of the largest ethnic groups in southern Kaduna.
Over the last few years there were at least three attacks in which people were killed.
The attacks are said to have taken place in a village of the Dogon ethnic group.