Sunday, November 27, 2022

Bandits kill 13 police officers, 3 civilians in Zamfara

Armed bandits on Sunday killed 13 policemen and 3 civilians in Kurar Mota village, Bungudu local government of Zamfara state.

The armed bandits, Daily Telescope learnt,  attack a police formation in Kurar Mota community, thereby killing 13 polocemen and three civilians.

A resident of the affected community, Musa Ibrahim hinted Daily Telescope that the armed bandits stormed the village on motor bikes during the attack.

Ibrahim said “the bandits stormed the village and opened fire on the police formation, killing any policemen on sight.

The bandits were said to have attempted to launch an attack on Magami village, but soldiers repelled the attempt.

“They also attacked another village nearby Dangulbi where they killed two civilians and injured three others.

Another resident, Aminu Musa confirmed that the remains of the killed police officers and the injured ones have been conveyed to Gusau, the capital of Zamfara state.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, said details would be communicated to newsmen in due course.

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