• Wednesday, December 06, 2023
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Birnin Gwari attack: Hundreds take shelter in primary school


Hundreds of refugees displaced by gunmen who attacked three villages in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State are now taking shelter at Kamfanin Doka Primary School.

The chairman of the council, Idris Alhassan, who visited the displaced persons, pledged to provide relief materials and security for the camp.

He said that several of the villagers, including women and children, were injured in the attack.

The chairman gave the names of the affected villages as Goron Dutse, Gwaska and Unguwar Nabango located on the border with Zamfara.

Sources in the area indicated that three people died during the early morning attack while many others were still missing.

Also, the director general, media and publicity to Governor Mukhtar Yero, Ahmed Maiyaki, said investigation into the incident had commenced.

Maiyaki explained that the state government was also working with the governments of Zamfara, Katsina and Niger states to map out workable security measures to end the incessant attacks on communities in the area.