Seven people shot dead, others injured as gunmen invade community
No fewer than seven persons have been killed by suspected gunmen at Manini village, near Kuriga, along Brinin-Gwari Kaduna highway of Kaduna State.
The gunmen also inflicted varying degrees of injuries on five other persons when they struck the community recently.
This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Chairman, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance,
Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari.
The chairman said one person was killed in Kuriga, two people were killed in Birnin-Gwari, and two others at Udawa villages by the gunmen.
He also disclosed that the bandit also struck at a community in Zamfara state on Thursday night, injuring seven people.
A resident in the community, Salisu Magaji also, who confirmed the incident, said that the bandits burnt a tanker with 33,000 litres of fuel heading to Brinin-Gwari.
He called on the state government, security agencies to provide adequate security measures along the Birnin Gwari axis as bandits and criminals have taken over the entire community, unleashing mayhem at will, wiping away communities.
The Kaduna Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige did not respond to text messages and calls to his phone.