The Kaduna State Police Command, on Thursday confirmed the killing 7 people by armed bandits in Birnin Gawri Local Government area of Kaduna State.
The Commissioner of Police, Austin Iwar confirm the incident to the Newsmen via a text massage.
“Seven Killed five injured. ” said Iwar
He added that the armed bandits attacked the villages around 5.00pm on Tuesday and lasted for three and half hours.
The villages affected are Mashigi, Dakwaro, Sabon gida and one other village in Dakwaro.
Meanwhile, a reliable source said so far “10 bodies of people killed were recovered, while many are unaccounted for”.
The source also said that the Armed bandits burnt houses and grains stock of the affected villages.
Another source said: “The affected villages are in need of aid, such as food, shelter and clothes”.
It could be recalled that more Security personnel were recently deployed to Birnin Gwari to curtail the incessant attacks.