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BREAKING: 7 policemen, 4 others killed as bandits unleash terror attack on Zamfara community
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Thu, 6 Jun 2024   ||   Nigeria,

Armed bandits have attacked Magarya community in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

It was gathered that eleven people, including seven mobile police officers and four civilians, were killed.

Three cars, including one belonging to the district head of Magarya, who is also the brother of the former speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasir Magarya, were also destroyed.

It was also gathered that chairs in the parlour of the former speaker’s house were set ablaze.

According to a resident of the area, Ahmad Umar, Magarya Model Primary School was set ablaze, and many people sustained various degrees of injuries.

The State Police Command’s spokesman, ASP Yazid Abubakar, could not be reached at the time of filing this report.


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