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Bandits Kill 4, Abduct 50 in Zamfara

Bandits Kill 4, Abduct 50 in Zamfara

The Zamfara State police command have confirmed that gunmen killed four persons and abducted 50 others in Goran Namaye town in Maradun local government area.

The command’s public relations officer, Muhammad Shehu, told newsmen in Gusau onMonady that the attackers invaded the town around midnight on Sunday, killed four persons and abducted 50 others.

He said that the police tactical operatives had been deployed to the area.

According to him, CP Yakubu Elkana, has ordered an immediate search and rescue operation for the victims.

But some residents claimed that over 100 persons were abducted in Goran Namaye in Maradun local government area.

An eyewitness, Sulaiman Gora, said the bandits stormed the village early on Monday and remained in the village for about four hours.

Gora said the bandits ransacked houses one after the other and brought out their victims.

Bandits have continued to terrorise communities in Zamfara State ceaselessly and government have found itself unable to curtail them.

The state government had once experimented with  dialogue with the bandits who claimed to have repented but got its hands burnt when they regrouped and fervently resumed attacking innocent citizens.

 

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Faruk Khalil
Faruk Khalilhttps://nigeriansketch.com/
Khalil Faruk (Deputy Editor-in-Chief), has a Bachelors and Master's degree in Political Science and has worked as a reporter, features editor and Deputy Editor-in-Chief respectively in a leading Nigerian daily. He has undergone trainings in journalism, photo journalism and online journalism within and outside Nigeria.

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