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15 killed in fresh attack in Zamfara

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By Godsgift Onyedinefu

 

Gunmen has again attacked a village in Zamfara state killing 15 people. Barely one week after killing 26 people in the another community

The Public Relations Officer of the zamfara State Police Command told News Agency of Nigeria {NAN) on Saturday in Gusau that the bandits invaded Zakuna, a village in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State in the early hours of Friday and stole cows belonging to villagers.

According to him, “the vigilante group known as Yansakai took on the rustlers forcing them to flee. only for the bandits to reinforce and attack the village killing 15 people.

“On receiving the message of the attack, the police mobilized to the village and discovered 15 dead bodies, majority of whom were Yansakai. the police have deployed heavy security to the area to maintain peace. bush combing and rigorous patrol is being carried out throughout the are to avoid further loss of lives”

 


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