Bandits Attack Zamfara Community, Kill 3 Persons, Abduct 7


3 persons have been killed and 7 others were abducted in another attack on Dansadau community within Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

According to a source in the community, the community was attacked by armed bandits at 2:30 am adding that the siege on the community lasted for about four hours and ended in the early hours of Friday morning.

He also confirmed that a Nigerian Military armoured personnel carrier was also set ablaze by the bandits during the attack.

The Friday morning attack is coming few days after a hundred abducted persons from Manawa village in the Dansadau region were set free by their abductors, and barely one week after gunmen shot down a military Alpha Jet in the state.

The Nigerian Police command in the district as of the time of filing this report is yet to confirm the recent attack. Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in the region has promised to get back to our sources with updated information.

Dansadau community is in terms of banditry, kidnapping and other related crimes in the state one of the hottest zones and is about ninety-nine kilometers from Gusau the State capital.


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