Terrorists Attack, Kill, Raze Divisional Police Station in Zamfara


Terrorists on revenge mission for the killing of two of their members, on Sunday night at about 9:00pm stormed and attacked Zurmi, the headquarters of Zurmi Local Government Area killing seven person including a police officer.

The dare devil terrorists also attacked the Divisional Police Station in Zurmi and razed it down after a fierce gun attack which also left some shops burnt.

A resident of Zurmi said that many people switched off their telephones to prevent their being easily identified through calls thus, unable to get in touch with their relatives.

Another resident who does not want his name in print, said; “As we speak, I have not being able to reach anyone in the town as their numbers are switched off, an indication that the terrorists are still around”.

He called on the security agencies to help to save the people from the hands of the rampaging terrorists.

Another source who spoke with Channels Television, said the bandits attacked the town with a mission to avenge the killing of two of their members by local vigilante in the area.

It was also gathered that another set of bandits operating in Maradun Local Government Area, killed four persons and abducted several others.

It was further gathered that the four persons killed by the bandits met their untimely death while clearing bushes along the road.

The Police Public Relations Officer for the Zamfara State command, Yazid Abubakar while confirming the attacks to Channels Television via telephone conversation, said he was still gathering more information on the Zurmi attack on the Divisional Police headquarters.

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