DopeReporters gathered that the gunmen killed the Imam of the mosque, Malam Mamuda, and one worshipper named Kabir. Two others were injured.
It was gathered that the terrorists arrived the mosque and opened fire on worshippers, killing the Imam and one other person instantly.
The injured persons are said to be receiving medical attention at the Jibrin Maigwari General Hospital, Birnin-Gwari.
Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, the Chairman, Birnin-Gwari Vanguard for Security and Good Governance confirmed the attack. He said the terrorists strike almost daily. “The situation is more worrisome on the Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna highway and has become a nightmare for travellers”
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mansir Hassan, told the press that he would revert.
The Kaduna state government has not reacted to the incident officially.