BREAKING: ARMED BANDITS ATTACK BIRNIN-GWARI AGAIN
Armed bandits are right now shooting, killing and burning houses in Kakangi village, south-west of Birnin-Gwari.
The bandits stormed Kakang around 5.00 pm on motorcycle shooting sporadically at the police station before procrastinating on a house to house attack and torching houses.
An escapee, who right now at Gagumi about 20 kilometres from Kakangi said: " we were sitting in front of the police station and suddenly bandits heavily started shooting. I jumped through the fence to escape"
The escapee added that " as i was escaping thick smoke from several location overshadow the sky"
Several sources said many people feared dead including high profile indigenes of Kakangi, that were attending a mass wedding.
Security situation has worsened due to armed banditry and kidnapped. Many communities particularly along Birnin-Gwari -Funtua road had deserted their homes and took refuge in Birnin-Gwari and elsewhere
Birnin-Gwari Update: Six people with various degree of injuries from gunshot are lying critically at General hospital Birnin-Gwari. Two policeman was confirmed death, while several shops at Kakangi village market burnt to ashes. Rescue and search operation ongoing. Some people missing or abducted.
Birnin Gwari is under siege: For long our people in Birnin-Gwari are dying in silence, communities deserted their homes. More so corruption has beclouded the fight against banditry by politicians and their collaborators.
IBRAHIM ABUBKAR NAGWARI
CHAIRMAN, BIRNIN-GWARI VANGUARDS FOR SECURITY & GOOD GOVERNANCE.