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BREAKING: Bandits Attack Dauran, Zurmi Town In Zamfara, Kill 3 

 

Bandits have attacked Dauran and Zurmi town in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing three persons and abducting an unconfirmed number of people.

The bandits’ attack which happened on Wednesday night also saw the razing down of the MTN service mast in the town, shutting down the network service in the area.

The spokesperson of Zamfara State Police Command Yazid Abubakar confirmed the attack.

He said three persons were killed in the attack but noted that only one person was abducted.

“Yes, there was an attack in Zurmi town yesterday night and our men fought gallantly to repel that attack but unfortunately, three persons were killed and one person kidnapped,” he said.

“The MTN network operating in the town was also set ablaze during the attack”.

A resident of the town Nasiru Zurmi told journalists that the bandits invaded the town around 9:00 pm after kidnapping five people in Dauran town.

According to him, three persons were killed in Zurmi town while a yet-unknown number of persons were abducted at the Emir’s Palace.

He said, “The bandits entered the town with sophisticated weapons around 9 pm, they killed three persons and also kidnapped three persons at the Emir’s Palace, the bandits also attacked Dauran and kidnapped five people there.”

 

CREDIT: Channels TV 

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