Many residents have been killed as bandits invaded Jaya village in Boko district of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Monday.
Naija News understands that three people were injured during the attack on the village, while others scampered for safety.
According to an eyewitness who spoke with Daily Trust, the terrorists invaded the village on over 100 motorbikes and rustled cows and other animals.
“They also made away with cows and other animals. I saw three injured persons being ferried to a hospital in Boko community. They were shot on arms, legs and thighs. They were however referred to a bigger medical facility”
“Few days ago, the armed men had attempted to attack one community there, but were ambushed by vigilantes who had got the wind of attack by the armed criminals. The armed bandits beat a retreat after several of them were killed.
“This apparently angered the bandits, they, therefore, reinforced and invaded the communities. Reports say they came on more than 100 motorcycles and when they laid siege, it was drizzling and people were taking shelter inside their houses.
“Several women and children had fled the communities and some of them arrived at Boko community this evening, despite the incessant rainfall,” a resident told Daily Trust.
Source: Naija News