Suspected armed bandits, on Tuesday, invaded Dansadau town, in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, carting away cattle and looting shops for several hours unchallenged, .
The residents of the community revealed that about 150 armed bandits stormed Dansadau town, and made away with over 300 cows.
A resident, Bilyaminu Dansadau, said: “They also looted shops unchallenged, because they overwhelmed the Security Operatives stationed at the town. They spent about 2-hours inside patrolling the streets of the town and looting shops.
“The streets of the community became empty within a short time, as residents dashed into their houses and banged the doors behind them.”
He disclosed that some of them stayed at the periphery of the community, while others moved in; they fired several gunshots, as they moved into the forest with the rustled cattle.
The invasion followed the killing of a suspected armed bandit by a newly formed group in the town.
The armed criminals had attempted to attack the town some days back, when they came to the outskirts of the community to fire gunshots.
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