Terrorists kill 5, abduct 16 in Birnin-Gwari
Terrorists have killed five people and abducted 16 others in fresh attacks in Birnin-Gwari , Kaduna State.
According to a statement issued by Chairman, Birnin-Gwari Vanguard for Security and Good Governance, Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari and sent to Solacebase on Saturday, the attacks were carried out mostly in Eastern part of Birnin-Gwari that include Dogo Dawa, Layin Mahuta and Tabanni.
The statement said five people were killed and 16 abducted from Monday 14th March to Friday 18th March, 2022.
‘’On Tuesday, March 15th, Haruna Tanko Dogon Dawa and two others were cruelly murdered in eastern part of Birnin Gwari by armed bandits along Dogon Dawa- Zaria road. Eight other people were abducted by the bandits at old Tabanni,’’ the statement said.
It read in part, ‘’At Layin Mahuta (Tabanni) one Abdullahi Abubakar a school teacher was killed by bandits along Layin Lasan- Tabanni road on Wednesday 16th March,2022. While on Thursday 17th March 2022 a seventy yearold man was killed and seven women abducted at Layin Mahuta Tabanni . Two other people were abducted by the banditsat old Tabanni.
It however, said in Randagi general area , bandits have released 32 people out of 46 abductees from attacks at Unguwar Bula and Ijinga three weeks ago, after paying sixteen million naira. ‘’
The statement urged security personnel to always respond to distress calls around Dogon Dawa, Kuyello , Tabanni and Kutemeshi wards in Birnin- Gwari.