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Armed Bandit Kill 3, Kidnap 8-Day-Old Baby & Mother In Kaduna

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Armed Bandit Kill 3, Kidnap 8-Day-Old Baby & Mother In Kaduna

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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.

 
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