BREAKING: Fresh Bandit Attacks in Zamfara State

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Fresh Bandit Attacks in Zamfara state
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BY PRINCELY ONYENWE, IMO

Early hours of today, bandits launched an attack and kidnapped over 60 women and children at Gidan Baushe village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Information revealed that when they were interjected by security personnel, they, however, released eight men, who were abducted along with the women.

An eyewitness, Malam Rikwanu Abubakar, said the bandits also set many shops and foodstuffs on fire.

Bandits in Katsina state
Bandits in Katsina state

Abubakar said, “The bandits who were moving with their animals came to the village in the afternoon of Wednesday and demanded foodstuffs from the villagers.

“When the bandits realised that the villagers were not ready to give them, they started shooting into the air and the people fled in different directions.”

According to Abubakar, the bandits collected what they wanted and later set some shops, houses and two vehicles on fire.

He said eight men, who were abducted along with the women and children, were released on Thursday.

Efforts to talk to the spokesperson for the state police command, SP Mohammed Shehu, failed as he did not take his calls.

Such attack by bandits has continued in various camps within the state.

9News Nigeria (Owerri)
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Princely Onyenwe A seasoned Investigative Journalist, Civil Rights Activist, and Political Analyst, Currently Editor and News reporter with 9News Nigeria www.9newsng.com www.facebook.com/9newsng

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