Bnadits on Friday evening invaded Dada village, Zamfara State, Northwest region of Nigeria, killing scores of people and carting away herds of cattle.
Sources said that the bandits arrived arrived Dada village on motorbikes, firing at residents who have organised to block all their escape routes.
According to a resident of the village, Ali Shuaibu, “the armed bandits came on motorbikes and asked all residents to remain indoors. Some of the residents got killed when they were trying to escape the assault
“As I’m talking I can’t tell you the exact number of those killed. The armed criminals had fled after the security operatives arrived at the community and we are now searching the surrounding bushes for bodies.
“Some of the residents are still missing. They might be hiding inside forest but we are still counting losses incurred from the attack.”
But the Spokesperson of the Zamfara State Police Command, Superintendent of Police Muhammad Shehu could not be reached for comment at the time of filing this report.
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