Fleeing terrorists encircle Birnin-Gwari, abduct many residents


By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo

Days after the news that fleeing terrorists were closing in on Birnin-Gwari town in Kaduna State, locals have said that the terrorists have encircled Birnin-Gwari town on Thursday night and abducted many residents of the community.

According to a source, “the sad event happened at Gobirawa area of Birnin-Gwari main town close to NTA Birnin-Gwari and not more than 500 metres to the Air Force field base.”

The Birnin-Gwari Local Government Council has since issued a warning to the residents of the area to restrict movement in the entire Birnin-Gwari Emirate.

The Council Chairman, Abdullahi Ibrahim Muhammad Amir; in a widely publicised message; warned that after a meeting with the Emirate Council and security agencies in the area, all movement whether on foot; bike or any kind of vehicle was not allowed from 8.30 pm in the emirate.

The people were told that violators would be dealt with by the military and other security operatives in the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper