Armed Bandits strike Birnin-Gwari Again

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About two dozens armed bandits on motorbikes, brandishing AK-47 and other weapons, had attacked Layin-lasan village in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State this Monday afternoon.

The village which is about 96 kilometers from Birnin-Gwari along Birnin-Gwari-Funtua road, come under attack of armed bandits around 1.43 pm local time.

Three people were seriously wounded at Layin-lasan while another person sustained multiple gun shot at the neoghbouring village of Layin-Nakurmi.

Around 2.35pm,local vigilantes and volunteers from kuyello district succeeded in repelling the attack, forcing the bandits to flee to Hamada forest in sabuwa local government area of Katsina State.

A resident of the area, Mallam Shu’aibu, confirmed the incident saying:” The Armed bandits came earlier lady week and surrounded their village but later disappeared. ” He lament lack of presence of security personnel in the area.

Birnin-Gwari has continued to make headlines of armed banditry, Cattle rustling and Kidnapping. At the moment major villages in Eastern part of Birnin-Gwari such as Kirazo, Layin Mai Gwari, kwalakwangi, part of kazage district have deserted their homes to safe zone within Kaduna and Katsina states.


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