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In Zamfara 35 reportedly killed, 40 abducted in fresh attacks

At least 35 residents in two different local government areas have been reportedly massacred in Zamfara State.

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Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari play

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari


In what seemed like a renewed attacks on areas in Zamfara state, 35 people have been reportedly killed while 40 others have been abducted by armed bandits in two local governments.

According to a report by TheCable, the attack is coming weeks after 36 miners were reportedly killed in a village in Maru local government.

It was further reported that dozens of armed men riding on motorcycles stormed different villages in Maru and Maradun local government areas to wreck havoc .

Another report says following the reported attacks on different villages, the state's police spokesman, Muhammed Shehu could not be reached for comment as at the time of publishing.

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