Police confirms fresh attacks on Zamfara communities


The Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed fresh attacks by armed bandits on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation to newsmen in Gusau on Sunday.

Shehu said the attackers had on Nov. 16 and Nov.17 invaded Gidan maidawa, Wari and Tungar baure, Mallamawa villages in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas, killing many people.

He said the command was still gathering data of the victims of the attack, from the affected communities.

The police image maker promised that the command would disclose to the public accurate figure of the deceased and injured persons, after the exercise.

“So far in the record we have, three people were killed in Maradun Local Government Area, we are still compiling comprehensive figures of the victims from…

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