Bandits invade Zamfara community, killed 8 People



No fewer than 8 people in a recent attack by bandits in Zamfara State.

Janbako community in Maradun Local government  area of Zamfara State was invaded by the arm bandits on Sunday morning killing 8 people

The attack was confirm in state In a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu.

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Shehu said the bandits launched an aggressive reprisal attack on the said community following the invasion of a Fulani settlement that led to the gruesome killing of three of the Fulanis by the outlawed “Yansakai” group.

“On the receipt of the report, the Command quickly responded and deployed a Combine team of PMP/CTU led by the DPO Maradun and the Military who moved down to the village and engaged the bandits who quickly fled and escaped into the forest with possible casualties”.

“At the end of the encounter, eight Villagers were unfortunately discovered to have been killed by the bandits during the attack.

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“Corpse of the deceased and those injured were taken to the hospital in Talata Mafara for autopsy and medical treatment”.

Police while commiserating with families of the victims and the community, assure an investigation into the killing.


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