Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Boko Haram attacks Police station and Bank in Kaduna

An attack on a Police station and Bank in Kaduna has been reported, the student of Birnin Gwari were first to alert the media that the dreaded Islamic "Boko Haram" sect, armed with violence and dastard destruction has hit a police station and bugled a banks and other building in the area,  Several Policemen have been killed in the attacks 
The reports were first made to the New York media Sahara reporters according to the reports, heavily armed bandits took over the Police Station in the area and burnt it down after about two hours of gun battle with troops. 

The police station is completely razed in an attack that started at midnight, according to the source.

Banks and other public buildings were reportedly bombed along with the Police Station.

The source who claimed to have witnessed the attack said the bandits also planted Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that exploded simultaneously in addition to sporadic gun shots.

The source was quoted to have said, that the whole area was sealed by the unidentified gunmen whose number could not be ascertained because of they came in the dark. Several police officers and some of the bandits are believed to have died in the attack which lasted about two hours.

“We are trapped, and under fear, we need military support to, if not there is no certainty on our lives. As I speak, they are still firing”, he said.

In October, 2012, bandits invaded the town killing some 20 worshippers leaving a Mosque in an early morning raid in the area.