A student attacks, 7 others kill in fresh Kaduna terror attacks in LG
..Operation last for 4 hours with abduction of 57 others mostly women
By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The terrorists attacks along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna highway has further deteriorated in the last hours, following the brutal attacks on travellers. A student was shot and and wounded while 7 others were killed in separate attacked in the area, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance has stated.
Just Friday/Saturday, around 10.00am, a final year student of Science Secondary School Birnin-Gwari escaped with bullet wounds on his shoulder while on his way for JAMB -UMTE registration in Kaduna, while three others reportedly escaped scene with mild wounds.
According to the statement signed by the Chairman of the vanguard, Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari and made available to journalists Saturday night, the dreadful armed terrorists spray the bullets on the vehicle conveying the student and others near Manini village after Kuriga along Birnin-Gwari Kaduna Highway, and inflicted the injuries on the victims.
“The student is awaiting surgery for the removal of the bullet on his shoulder at Jibrin Maigwari General Hospital in Birnin-Gwari’, it stated.
Similarly, the armed terrorists killed Seven other people at unguwar Bula, Unguwar Dafillo and Ijinga in Randagi district, Birnin-Gwari on same Saturday, they added.
The armed terrorists on motor circles numbering about fifty, attacked the communities around eleven O’clock in the morning on Friday and lasted for four hours, preventing people to conduct Juma’at prayers.
The terror group, apart from killing six people on the spot, one other person died this morning at Jibrin Maigwari General Hospital, while the 57 people abducted were mostly Women from the communities.
While commending the local government authorities for taking care of the hospital bills of those injured on the attacks, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security & Good Governance called on the government to as a matter of urgency set up a special centre for JAMB examinations in Birnin-Gwari.