- The village of Kursasa of the Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara state was greeted with pain and reasons to mourn on Saturday, March 30
- This was as a gang of gunmen attacked some onions farmers on their farmlands, killing at least ten of them
- The police spokesman in the state, Muhammad Shehu, confirmed the attack, adding that security personnel have been deployed to the area
Not less than 10 farmers in Kursasa of the Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara state were killed by a gang of bandits.
Newsmen gather that the months of February and March, have witnessed the death of two persons were killed in the same are, Daily Trust reports.
Residents revealed that the attackers assailed the village on motorbikes and started shooting at fleeing onions farmers who tried to escape their attack, but could not.
Conforming the sad development, Muhammad Shehu, the police spokesman in the state, officers of the forcer have been deployed to the area to restore peace and order.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nigerian troops had killed 58 armed bandits in Zamfara state, but lost two soldiers in the operation, tagged Saharan Daji.
The operation took place at Dumburum and Gando forests of the state, the operation’s acting force Information officer, Major Clement Abiade’s statement said in Sokoto.
He said the bandits were killed on 20 January, 2019, at Dumburum and Gando forests when the troops encountered them in a large gang armed with sophisticated firearms and rocket propelled grenades (RPGs).
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