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Bandits kill 30 in fresh attacks on Zamfara communities

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Thirty villagers have been killed in Askawa and Gidan Dannunu communities in Zurmi Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State as bandits unleashed terror on them on Sunday.

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Eyewitnesses say the bandits stormed the communities on bikes and shot sporadically to scare the villagers.

They stated that a number of individuals additionally sustained numerous levels of accidents in assaults.

A villager in one of many communities, who pleaded anonymity for safety causes, stated the bandits carted away cattle, including that in addition they looted meals gadgets and burnt one truck.

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DAILY POST gathered that the safety operatives who engaged the bandits have been overpowered.

One other villager stated that he counted at the least 29 corpses and took part within the burial of no fewer than 11 individuals that have been killed by the armed bandits.

He additional said that the Head of Kwata neighborhood, who was simply coming back from his market actions, was additionally killed within the course of.

When contacted, the Zamfara State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammad Shehu, defined that the incident remains to be below investigation, saying that the Command would challenge a press release on the assault very quickly.

It could be recalled that Zurmi Native Authorities Space has been one of many worst hit by bandit assaults within the state.

Bandits kill 11 in Zamfara neighborhood

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