Public Relations Officer of the Zamfara State Police Command Mohammed Shehu has confirmed that there was a gruesome attack of innocent Nigerians by the deadly bandits Group in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state.
Confirming the attack on Saturday, Shehu statad about 17 people died during Friday night invasion by the milititants.
“We are aware of the attack. Seventeen people have died in Tsafe. The Commissioner of Police and other security forces visited the scene to show concern and for on-the-spot assessment,” he said.
However, according to a report, terrorists invaded communities in three local government areas including Nasarawar Mai Fara in Tsafe, Yar Katsina in Bungudu and Nasarawa village in Bakura, killing at least 30 people and abducting several others.
Sources said the communities were attacked as a result of their inability to pay a N40 million levy imposed on them by the terrorists.
Twenty people were reportedly killed in Tsafe, while three others lost their lives in Bakura. Ten residents were killed in Bungudu, according to the reports.