Bandits kill 19 in Birnin Gwari

Bandits have attacked Tashar Kaɗanta village in Kutemeshi district of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State where they killed 19 people on Saturday.

Residents of the community said tthe bandits stormed the area around 5pm and opened fire, before looting goods from various shops including cellphones.

No fewer than 10 people were also injured during the attack, according to a resident, who told the BBC Hausa service on Sunday that they were preparing the remains of the victims for funeral.

Dateline Nigeria reports that bandits have forced many people to abandon their communities in and around Birnin Gwari.

Ƴan bindiga masu fashi da satar mutane sun addabi yankin Birnin Gwari da ke jihar Kaduna inda suka tarwatsa ƙauyuka tare da tilastawa dubbai gudun hijira

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