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Bandits kill hunter, three others in Birnin Gwari

Suspected bandits have killed a local hunter and two commercial drivers in the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State.

Shehu Randagi, a resident of Birnin Gwari and a relative of one of the victims, named the hunter as

Bashir Unguwar Shekarau and the two commercial drivers, whose vehicles came under heavy attack from the bandits as Mustapha Adamu and Malam Muktar.

He added that a teacher was also killed by the suspected bandits.

The two commercial drivers were returning to Birnin Gwari around 3:30 pm on Saturday when the bandits opened fire on their vehicles.

DAILY POST learnt that another driver, who lost his sight after he was hit in the face by a bullet, was receiving treatment at Birnin Gwari Hospital.

“Our hunters were attacked, resulting in the death of one on Wednesday. That was before the Saturday attack that claimed the lives of two commercial drivers along the highway,” he said.

According to him, the other three injured individuals, including Auwal Stable, the driver who lost his eye, were receiving treatment in the hospital.

The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansur Hassan, could not comment at the time DAILY POST contacted him for confirmation.

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