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Zamfara: Gov Matawalle devastated over killing of 13 police officers

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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, on Sunday, expressed shock over the killing of 13 cops by suspected bandits.

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The policemen had been gunned down at a cellular camp in Kurar Mota neighborhood, in Bagudu Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State.

Matawelle’s response was contained in an announcement by Director-Common, Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications, Authorities Home, Gusau, Malam Yusuf Idris.

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The assertion mentioned the governor expressed “devastation“ when he visited 7 injured policemen who had been receiving therapy on the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau.

The assertion learn, “It was on receipt of the information of the unlucky incident that the governor instantly rushed to the hospital to sympathise with these presently receiving therapy on the facility.

“Whereas lamenting the assault, Matawalle promised to companion with different safety businesses within the state to trace down the attackers and all their sponsors and collaborators with a view to bringing them to justice.

“The cops had been ambushed at a cellular police camp arrange as a part of the measures taken by the federal government to struggle bandits within the state.”

The governor, who was extremely devastated by the unhappy incident, mentioned the troops had been doing nicely on the struggle entrance and had decreased the variety of the terrorists within the space.

In the meantime, the State Police Command had confirmed the killing of the 13 personnels with seven others injured by the attackers.

The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Mohammed Shehu, gave the affirmation in a separate assertion issued on Sunday.

Shehu mentioned, “The assault occurred on Sunday at about 1230hrs when Police Cell operatives deployed at Kurar Mota Village had been responding to a misery name as regards to an try by the bandits to assault some close by communities.

“Sadly, 13 personnel paid the supreme worth. Nevertheless, the bandits on their half suffered heavy casualties.”

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