Gun­men Kill 8, De­stroy Ve­hi­cles in Zam­fara

Sunday Trust - - FRONT PAGE - From Shehu Umar, Gusau

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.

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