Suspected armed bandits have killed over 20 farmers in Gidan Goga space of Maradun native authorities space of Zamfara state.
A resident of the world who pleaded anonymity instructed our correspondent by way of phone interview that the bandits attacked the farmers who have been busy cultivating their farms on Wednesday and tried to kidnap a few of them.
“The bandits attacked them in an try and kidnap among the farmers however having realised that the farmers started working helter skelter, they started to shoot them one after the opposite and as I’m speaking to you now, we’ve 22 our bodies who have been brutally killed by the bandits,” he mentioned.
He expressed the worry of one other assault on the group as he known as on federal and state governments to rapidly come to their rescue.
“These dreaded terrorists have promised to launch one other horrific assaults on our group and we’re calling on all authorities involved to return to our aides as rapidly as potential earlier than the factor turn out to be out of hand,” he added.
When contacted, the state police command public relations officer, ASP Yazid Abubakar, confirmed the incident.
He nevertheless confirmed 9 folks killed, 5 injured and at present receiving medical consideration.
“As I’m speaking to you now, 9 folks have been killed, 5 sustained gunshots, not twenty. Already, the mixed anti terrorists group has been deployed as normalcy has returned to the world,” he added.