Gunmen invade Zamfara, Killed 7, kidnapped 20

– Gunmen invade Zamfara, killing 7 people and kidnapped 20 women in the process.

Another tragic experience for the residents of Danfasa village, Dansadau Emirate of Maru local government of Zamfara has armed bandits invade their village.

The attack which took place in the evening of Monday has seen no less than seven (7) people dead and turned many homeless.

Malam Adamu Danfasa, who escaped into the bush while the attack was going on narrated the hoodlums’ ordeal to PunchNg.

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He said the bandits entered the village on motorcycles around 4pm on Monday and opened fire on the residents, killing seven persons in the process, leaving no less than 13 others injured.

Still addressing the press, Adamu stated that the bandits later kidnapped 20 women, stole several animals and food items before setting the village on fire.

He further revealed that the bandits operated in the village from the evening of Monday till the evening of Tuesday because there was no interference from the security personnels.

However, he went on to link the refusal of the security agents to interfere with bad road that linked to the village.

The villagers, according to Mallam Danfasa, tried to repel the attack, but their efforts couldn’t stand the sophisticated weapons carried by the bandits.

Danfasa who expressed his concern about the whereabouts of the children who sought refuge in the bush and are yet to see their parents, said the village is currently deserted as many sought refuge in the bush and other in the nearby Mairairai village.

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According to Punch, the media is yet to receive any updates from the state’s police commision as the police spokesperson contacted said he was waiting for the Commisioner for police who was at a meeting.

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