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Many Kidnapped As Bandits Invade Zamfara Village



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Bandit terrorists have kidnapped many residents of Zurmi village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Naija News reports that the bandits invaded the village on Thursday and kidnapped an unspecified number of villagers.

A resident of the community, who pleaded anonymity, said the bandits stormed the village around 10 pm and started shooting sporadically into the air.

He disclosed that the gunmen didn’t kill anybody because they clearly wanted to abduct the villagers.

Though they didn’t kill anybody, they abducted an unidentified number of people during the operation.

“Just three days ago, they killed one person and rustled cattle,” he said.

The state Police Command has yet to respond to the incident as at the time of filing this report.

Meanwhile, the Adamawa State Police Command has announced the arrest of six suspects in connection to the Guyuk and Lamurde Local Government Areas bloody clashes that claimed some lives.

The command, in its effort to bring an end to the lingering clashes in the neighborhood of the LGAs, apprehended about six suspects in connection to the clashes.

The lingering clashes claimed so far claimed many lives of innocent citizens, while property worth millions was destroyed.

The arrested suspects include ;Honga Bulus, 20 and Abdulsalam Shaibu, 18, residents of Boshikiri in Guyuk LGA.

Others are; Shitu Garba, 25, Abubakar Hamman,48, Sale Umar, 26, Ayuba Idi, 28, residents of Lafiya, Lamurde LGAs.

The arrest of the suspects is contained in a statement by the public relations officer of the command, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, which was made available to Naija News on Thursday.