20 people killed by Gunmen in Zamfara

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Heavily armed men on Tuesday night killed 20 persons at three villages in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The village which the killing take place include; villages–Dan Marke Z, Dan Sabau and Karya – share borders with Zamfara State.

Daily trust report that Anas Isa, who is The transition management committee chairman of the council, confirmed the incident yesterday.

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He disclosed that the bandits came and opened fire on the peoples in the village before rustling some of their animals.

He described the attacks as regrettable “especially during this holy month.”

“We held a security meeting even today (yesterday) where we resolved to meet with the state government to further intimate them on the situation.

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“The thing is for just to go and enter this forest and confront them face to face, is the way out.

“The bandits are more in number than the security operatives on ground and moreover, the terrain of being a rocky zone with no good roads before the security reaches them, they have concluded the operation, so it’s just to confront them squarely” he said.

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The command will instigate on the incident, said SP Gambo Isah, the spokesman of the state police command, when contacted.

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