Gunmen Kill At Least 20 People Leaving A Mosque In Birnin Gwari, Kaduna

Unidentified gunmen today invaded Dogon Daji community in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state killing at least twenty villagers including those who were leaving a mosque after morning prayers.

The gunmen carried out the brazen attack in the early hours of the day after embarking on a house to house search and shooting and killing people indiscriminately.

Some of their victims were also stabbed to death by the marauders. 

Some sources in the village claimed the killings was a revenge attack by armed robbers as community vigilantes helped capture some robbers who were attacking passengers and motorists in the area a few weeks ago.

The armed robbers reportedly wrote a letter to the community, insisting they will revenge and warning of the impending attack.

However, some villagers sharply disagree with the armed robbery theory insisting that the attackers had other motives beyond armed robbery.

A security source stated that troops have been deployed to the area. Calls to the Kaduna state police command PRO were not returned.

Meanwhile, residents have began fleeing the villages around Dogo Daji in droves to avoid becoming victims of further attacks.

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