No fewer than five people lost their lives, while others were severely injured when terrorists invaded Manini village, near Kuriga, along Brinin-Gwari- Kaduna Highway.
The Chairman, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, in a statement, explained that among the deaths recorded included Saifudeen Lawal Isa and another man from Brinin-Gwari.
Also killed by the bandits was one person from Kuriga and two others from Udawa.
According to him, the sad events occurred when the terrorists opened fire on motorists along the Highway on three occasions, saying that two women and five others were injured with bullet wounds.
He explained: “The terrorists burnt to ashes, a Tanker conveying 33, 000 litres of fuel to Brinin-Gwari at the same Manini killing field. The attack and killings in the area is on a daily basis.”
He noted that the precarious security situation along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna road and the displacement of communities by the terrorists in the entire Emirate has escalated to the highest level, adding, that movement of goods and persons are at the lowest ebbs.
He urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, declare a total military operations without delay for a full scale bombardment of all terrorists enclave in Brinin-Gwari forests and adjoining forests of Niger, Katsina and Zamfara states.
He further called for speedy establishment of a special JAMB/CBT centre in Brinin-Gwari to allow the students the rights to quality education, saying that this should be taken seriously since movement to Kaduna is now a mirage due to deteriorating security situation in the area.