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At least 30 miners have been killed by unknown gunmen in Zamfara state on Monday, November 7.

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(Daily Trust)

No less than 30 miners have been murdered by unknown gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers in Zamfara state.

The gunmen reportedly attacked the miners at a mine in Bindim, Maru Local Government Area of the state, Daily Post reports.

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According to the reports, the tragic incident occurred on Monday, November 7.

Daily Post reports that while confirming the incident on Tuesday, November 8 in Gusau, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Shehu Muhammad said that the command is yet to confirm the actual number of those killed during the attack.

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Muhammad reportedly disclosed that investigation into the killings has begun and that the Anti-terrorism Squad of the command hasĀ  been deployed to the area to join the Army in trailing the gunmen.

The PR officer assured that the assailants would be apprehended.

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