According to a report by TVC News, suspected Armed Bandits have killed twelve persons, set Ablaze a police outpost, Houses, Nineteen shops in Zamfara state. Seven vehicles including two police patrol vans belonging to the mobile police force deployed to keep peace in the area were also destroyed
Photos of the attack on the community
Source: TVC news
The Community affected is Sakajiki in the Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of the state. The gunmen according to sources stormed the area with dangerous weapons in the early hours of Friday and unleashed mayhem on the people. Police authorities in Zamfara confirmed the incident. The attack is coming when the military operation against bandits in their enclaves is still ongoing in Zamfara state.
However, even though bandits activities are weakened daily by the military offensive on their enclaves and hideouts in Zamfara State and its environs, their retinues are attacking soft targets such as markets, houses, and looting shops to stock up their provisions. Recall that the government of Zamfara State has shut down telecommunications and major markets in the State to cut off bandits supplies and communication with collaborators and sponsors. This action taken by the government has been effective in the fight against terrorism caused by bandits in the State.
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