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Bandits have reportedly attacked Ansaru terrorist Members in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Daily Trust gathered that the sect members were “preaching” to locals when bandits opened fire, killing two villagers in the process.
The bandits were said to have stormed Damari village under Kazage Ward in Eastern part of the local government in an attempt to dislodge the terrorists from the village.
Ishaq Usman Kafai Chairman, Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), who confirmed the incident said the clash between the two groups lasted for an hour.
According to him, the Ansaru members who were also heavily armed overpowered the bandits which made them (bandits) to retreat from the village.
Ishaq said the hospital was accidentally burnt accidentally due to the fire that spread from a burning vehicle.
He said the casualty figure between the armed bandits and the Ansaru members couldn’t be ascertained but said the locals hailed the Ansaru members for defending the town from the bandits attack.
Hundreds of residents including women and children are said to have fled from the town during the attack.