Bandits kill over 20 villagers, abduct two in Zamfara community

Armed bandits operating in the Northwest zone have killed more than twenty people in Bilbis, a village in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

It was gathered that more than seven community members sustained various degrees of gunshot wounds and were rushed to Tsafe General Hospital.

According to one Ismaiala Bilbis, the gunmen invaded the community on many motorcycles with sophisticated weapons and operated freely for over three hours.

“The terrorists, after killing over 20 people, abducted two people,” he said.

He further stated that distress calls were put across to security agencies, but the terrorists had left before the arrival of the military and other security operatives.

Some of the residents also explained that out of those killed, 14 were buried on Friday morning.

Recall that communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State have been suffering incessant attacks by unrepentant terrorists who have continued to terrorise the people in recent times


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