Armed Bandits Massacre 27 Villagers in Kaduna
Barely one week after the massacre if Local miners at JANRUWA, in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State, today (Saturday) around 2:30pm, armed bandits killing 27 people mostly children at Gwaska village.
The armed bandits from neighboring Zamfara state, encircled Gwaska up to Kuiga village shooting sporadically. Also the Armed bandits burnt down completely the village of about 3,000 inhabitants.
Survivors mostly women now at Doka district said “most of those killed are volunteers that tried to defend the village and children that cannot escape the onslaught”.
One other sources from the local vigilantes said, they were in Gwaska together with the military as around seven o’clock in the evening but the commander asked the soldiers to retreat because of darkness. Also vigilantes make u-turn with handful of survivors and injured people.
The vigilantes informed us that the casualties will be more but promised to mobilized tomorrow for evacuation of more casualties.
We would continue to appeal to authorities to take urgent steps to forestall further attacks and extinction of communities in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State.
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