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Zamfara Attack : Armed Bandits Kill 30 Persons In Bawan Daji

Zamfara Attack : Armed Bandits Kill 30 Persons In Bawan Daji”

The Senate also made a decision to observe a minute silence to honour the victims of the deadly attack.

Senator Kabiru Marafa, representing Zamfara central senatorial district, brought the sad development to the attention of the hallowed chambers through an adopted order 43.

It was reported at the Senate plenary on Thursday that no fewer than 66 persons were extra-judicially mowed down in Zamfara state by maruading gunmen. We are anxious about what is happening in Zamfara State, a Committee headed by Senate Leader was sent to the State. "The Government needs to protect the lives and property of its people", the Senate said on their twitter handle.

"Armed bandits attacked Bawon-Daji village on Wednesday and killed 15 people", the police spokesman for Zamfara state, Muhammad Shehu, told AFP.

The police spokesperson, Mohammed Shehu, said the gunmen who attacked yesterday night and today, shot sporadically in the Village.

The PPRO said the policemen overpowered the bandits and many of them escaped with gunshot wounds.

THISDAY gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday when members of the vigilante from the affected village converged to hold a meeting with a view to ensuring a conducive environment for farming in the area.

The government had launched a military operation but locals claimed that the attacks have continued in remote places, which are not easily accessible for the troops.



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