No fewer than six persons have been reportedly killed by suspected armed bandits in Gora Namaye community under Maradun Local Government area of Zamfara State.
A source told Channels TV that the bandits invaded the community between 3:00 and 4:00 pm on Friday, July 9, 2021, and started shooting sporadically, killing six persons, injuring several others and setting a vehicle ablaze.
Efforts to reach the Police at the time of filing this report were not successful.
This comes barely 24 hours after some communities under Maradun Local Government were attacked by armed bandits and resulting in the killing of over 35 persons.
Maradun Local Government is the home town of the State Governor, Mr Bello Matawalle.