35 persons reportedly killed in fresh bandits attack in Zamfara community

No fewer than 35 persons have reportedly been killed after suspected bandits attacked Sabuwar Tunga village, Dankurmi district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday night, February 25.

According to SaharaReporters, the gunmen stormed the community on motorbikes and unleashed terror on the defenceless residents. A resident of the community said the attack was 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

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