Heavily armed gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members yesterday bombed three commercial banks in Saminaka, headquarters of Lere local government area of Kaduna State.
Four lives were lost in the attack. Speaking with Saturday Mirror, Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, Aminu Lawan said three security personnel died during the exchange of gun fire with the gunmen adding while one of the gunmen also died.
His words: “The incident happened in Saminaka when gunmen attacked three banks with explosives.
Three of our men were confirmed dead and one of the gunmen died too. Our men are there on ground in the area. There are no injured personnel.”
Saminaka, a town in southern part of Kaduna State has witnessed a host of attacks. Many lives have also been lost to unknown gunmen. Saturday Mirror gathered that security troops were deployed to the area to forestall further attacks. These moves, for now, seem to be to no avail