12 people have been killed by bandits in a recent attack. The bandits stormed Unguwar Yabo village of Tsafe Local Government area of Zamfara State.
A native of the village, Malam Sani Mohammed, disclosed that the bandits who came on several motorcycles trouped to the village and began to shoot at the people randomly.
Mohammed said the bandits spent several hours in the village, killing and stealing people’s properties.
He also added that many villagers sustained gunshots wounds from the attack.
“We have seen hell. These heartless people have completely ruined the village because most of those killed or wounded were those we are proud of.”
“He stressed that he was lucky to escape to the bush during the raid, concluding, however, that his elder brother Ibrahim was among those killed in the attacks.
The spokesperson for Zamfara State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the story, he said only four persons died in the attack.
Sp Shehu also said those who were injured as a result of gunshot wounds were taken to the hospital and are receiving treatment.