About three people have been killed and seven others, including two nursing mothers and an eight-day-old baby,abducted by an armed bandits who stormed Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna state yesterday.
The chairman Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, Ibrahim Nagwari, the incident occurred at Unguwar Dan-Baki, Sabon-Layi village around 7pm.
He stated that one of the nursing mothers abducted had an eight days old baby with her.
Nagwari said the gunmen had a field day as they carted away cattle used for traction by villagers.
Garba Tanko, a witness, was quoted to have said the attack took place during the “Maghreb” (evening) prayers.
“The attackers had a field day and carted away cattle use for animal traction by the villagers in their farms,” Nagwari said in a statement.
“The attackers are using a corridors of Kamuku Forest and Kuyambana Forest in Zamfara state to terrorized farming communities in Birnin-Gwari local government territories.
“As the military and police personnel are advancing to secure many parts of our territories from armed bandits and kidnappers especially along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna road as well as Birnin-Gwari-Funtua road, we are calling on the federal government to deploy more security forces to Birnin-Gwari to prevent influx of armed bandits escaping military onslaught in Zamfara state to Birnin-Gwari.”
Mukhtar Aliyu, spokesman of the Kaduna state police command, could not be reached to react on the incident as his telephone was out of reach when this report was filed.Copyright Naija News 2018. All rights reserved. You may only share Naija News content using our sharing buttons. Send all news and press releases to [email protected].