At least 200 people died and 50 more were injured in a fresh attack in Anka and Bukkuyum local government areas of Zamfara State by running bandits Tuesday evening.
When did the attack happen in Zamfara?
The attack started at around 3 p.m. local time
How bandits killed over 200 in Zamfara?
It was gathered that bandits were running from the state as a result of ongoing military operations which led to attack in the two local government areas, killing over 200 people in the process.
Names of the villages attacked by the bandits?
Rafin Danya, Barayar Zaki, Rafin Gero, and Kurfa.
What an eyewitness said
An eyewitness whose name is Mohammed Kurfa, said the bandits came with over 3,000 cattle and were trying to leave the community when members of a vigilante group tried to engage them in a gun battle.
- “They killed many of the vigilante group members
- Set the village on fire
- killed many people, mostly women and children.