BREAKING;’. Police confirm death of 10 miners in Kaduna


The  Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that 10 miners were killed by armed bandits in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Austin Iwar, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Sunday.

NAN reports that the 10  local miners were working in a minefield in Mahanga village in  Birnin Gwari   Local Government of  Kaduna State.

“On Saturday,  nine miners were killed and were buried, while 13 people were critically injured.

“Six were hospitalised at the General Hospital, Birnin Gwari, while seven were transferred to Kaduna for treatment.

“Today,  one out of the 13 injured miners died and increased the death toll to 10,’’ he said.

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