Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed 35 people in Sabuwar Tunga village, Dankurmi district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
According to SaharaReporters, the gunmen invaded the community on motorbikes on Thursday night.
A resident of the community who spoke on the incident noted that the attack was a well-planned and coordinated attack.
He disclosed that the gunmen after attacking the village carted away livestock and escaped to the forest.
“We have recovered over 35 bodies after the attack and many more residents have not been accounted for. They came at midnight and opened fire on the village, shooting anyone on sight and burning houses,” the source said.
In another development, gunmen suspected to be bandits abducted some students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara State.
The Zamfara State Police Command, on Friday, disclosed that three-hundred and seventeen students were abducted from the Government Girls Science Secondary School Jangebe in Jangebe, Zamfara State.