No fewer than 10 persons were on Tuesday evening killed in Birnin Gwari axis of Kaduna State when armed men attacked four villages.
The attack came on the day a heart touching motion was moved on the floor of the House of Representatives by Hon. Hassan Adamu Shekarau, representing Birnin-Gwari/Giwa Federal Constituency.
The armed bandits overran four villages in Shekarau’s Kakangi Ward.
The armed bandits attacked the villages around 5pm on Tuesday.
The attacked last almost four hours.
The villages attacked were Mashigi, Dakwaro, Sabon gida and one adjacent Dakwaro.
A member of the volunteers group in the area, who simply identified himself as Malam Umar, said so far “10 bodies of people killed were recovered, while many are unaccounted for”.
Also the armed bandits burnt houses and grains stock of the affected villages.
Already, volunteers from the southern axis of Birnin Gwari and security men have been mobilized to ascertain the number of casualties.
Another source added: “The affected villages are in need of aid such as food, shelter and clothes.
“Despite these attacks and kidnappings daily along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road, we are saluting the Federal Government and security agencies for deployment of personnel to deal with the situation in Birnin-Gwari.
“We hope more troops and special police task force will be deployed.”