13 Police Officers Murdered As Bandits Attack Zamfara State
Suspected bandits have allegedly murdered13 policemen and three others in an attack with took place in Kurar Mota community in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Sunday, July 18.
Report gathered that the armed men had earlier attempted to attack Magami, a community located 50km south of Gusau, the state capital, but were repelled by soldiers.
13 Police Officers Murdered
A resident identified as Kabir Dansada, said;
They withdrew after they were overpowered by the soldiers there. They then rode to a community along Magami – Dankurmi – Dangulbi road and killed one person and torched four shops.
Thereafter, they moved to Kurar Mota community and attacked the police formation near the township clinic. The criminals then dashed into the forest.
The slain officers and the injured ones were conveyed to Gusau in a convoy of police vehicles this afternoon. I saw several police vehicles move towards the are.