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Police officer, 41 farmers killed in Zamfara by suspected bandits




A police officer and 41 farmers have been killed by suspected bandits in Tofa and Samawa villages in Bungudu native authorities space of Zamfara State.


A supply from the realm, Malam Balarebe defined that the bandits stormed the realm when the farmers have been planting crops and others have been clearing their farms.

He defined that the bandits began taking pictures on the farmers, killing lots of them as quickly as they entered the farms.

Malam Balarebe mentioned the bandits blocked the highway resulting in the 2 villages to allow them perform their nefarious exercise and had a discipline day killing farmers going house from their farms.

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He mentioned a complete variety of 41 farmers misplaced their lives within the encounter with the bandits, explaining that the bandits didn’t take something from the farmers after killing them within the two villages.

He mentioned, “Their mission was solely to kill those that went to their farms.”

Mohammed Shehu, spokesman of the State Police Command defined {that a} mixed Police Tactical Operatives weren’t alerted till after the bandits might need completed their mission within the two villages.

He added, “Now we have but to establish the variety of villagers that have been killed.”

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Nonetheless, the police mentioned it engaged the bandits in a critical gun battle that lasted for hours as they left Tofa on their approach to Samawa village for the same assault after the police stationed in Samawa have been alerted.

He defined that because of the gun battle, an unspecified variety of bandits was killed whereas others escaped with gunshot wounds.

The police mentioned no life was misplaced from the neighborhood in Samawa, a police operative. nonetheless, paid the supreme worth in the course of the gun battle with the bandits.

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