BREAKING: Bandits Kill 35 In Fresh Attack On Zamfara Community
At least 35 persons have been killed by gunmen suspected to be bandits in Sabuwar Tunga village, Dankurmi district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
SaharaReporters gathered that the armed men arrived the community on motorbikes and unleashed terror on the defenceless residents.
A resident of the town said the attack, which was carried out on Thursday night, was a well-planned and coordinated attack.
He said the gunmen after attacking the village carted away livestock and escaped to the forest.
“We have recovered over 35 bodies after the attack and many more residents have not been accounted for. They came at the midnight and opened fire on the village, shooting anyone on sight and burning houses,” the source said.
Deadly attacks have raged across Zamfara state where bandits have thrived.
Farming and herding communities in the state have long been terrorised by gangs who raid villages, stealing cattle and kidnapping residents for ransom.