Armed Fulani bandits reportedly killed 35 persons in Zamfara State, after an assault on 5 communities of Faru District, located in Maradun Local Government Area, under Governor Bello Matawalle’s watch,
Gudan-Baushi, Gidan-Adamu,Gudan-Maidawa, Tsauni, and Wari communities, woke up to the marauders’ invasion in the late hours of Thursday, on motorcycles numbering over 100.
The State Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident, stating however, that efforts to reach the affected communities on time proved abortive, due to the poor road network.
The assailants were said to have shot sporadically at the unsuspecting residents, while destroying houses and properties.
He said: “The Police Personnel tried their best to reach the affected communities on receiving the information that the bandits were there, but unfortunately they could not reach the places, because of the bad roads.”
He insisted the “Police are currently working tirelessly” to bring the bandits to justice.
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