Gunmen Kill 8, Destroy Vehicles in Zamfara
Gunmen on Friday night killed eight persons and destroyed vehicles and shops in Gurbin Bore village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Daily Trust on Sunday gathered.
The attack, residents said was carried out by dozens of gunmen who arrived the village around 10: pm, firing and setting ablaze vehicles, including a police patrol van and shops.
“I came out of my house to buy soap at a nearby shop, when I heard something like gunshot. I listened attentively and the gunshots became more intense. I then concluded that we were under attack, a resident, Sani Abubakar, said.
The vice chairman of the local government area, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran, told Daily Trust on Sunday, that among those killed was a policeman. He was killed after the station was burnt.