Death toll of Birnin Gwari attack in Kaduna rises to 71
Death toll in Saturday’s attack in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna has risen to 71.
The Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance that confirmed the development on Monday, said information from the survivors of the attack, also raised the fear of another another being planned.
The group in a statement called on the concerned authorities to take further security measures at Doka and Maganda districts to stop the armed bandits.
“We are calling on the authorities based on reliable information from the survivors of Gwaska attack, that, Dogo Gide that killed Buharin Daji renegades are planning to attack other villages and towns.
“While commending the gallant vigilantes and volunteers as well as security agencies for their sterling performance in the rescue and evacuation of casualties, we are appealing for all peace loving people of Birnin-Gwari to be on alert and report suspicious persons and movements to the security agencies.”