Kabaro, Danmani Hausawa and Danmani Dakarkari villages in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State were on Friday morning attacked by armed bandits who rode on motorbikes while carrying out their operations,
The Zamfara State Police Public Relations Officer, Shehu Mohammad who confirmed the incident to Premium Times said dozens of villagers were shot dead.
“Yes there was an attack on three communities of Maru Local Government Area of the state. I can’t tell the number of deaths because we are still trying to get the figures. But we have already sent our men to the areas attacked by the bandits.
“Mobile police and others security agencies too have been deployed to the affected villages to restore law and order and to fish out the perpatratiors for prosecution. We are doing our best and will continue to do our best to protect lives and property of the people,” he said.