Bandits Kill 14, Injure 10 In Zamfara at the karate village of gummi local government area.
The Zamfara State Police Command, on Monday confirmed that 14 persons and 10 others were injured by bandits in Karaye village of Gummi Local Government Area of the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the attack is the first major breach of the peace agreement between the state government and the bandits initiated by Gov. Bello Matawalle.
A statement issued to newsmen in Gusau by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, said the attack occurred on Sunday.
According to him, a total of 14 persons were killed, 10 others sustained gun shot injuries while some houses were set ablaze.
Shehu recalled that on Nov. 3, some members of local vigilantes, known as “Yan sakai in Bardoki village, attacked and killed nine Fulanis under the suspicion that they were bandits.
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