Gunmen kill 40, injure several others in Kebbi, Zamfara communities

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Gunmen kill 40, injure several others in Kebbi, Zamfara communities

Gunmen have killed no fewer than 40 people in fresh attacks on Kebbi and Zamfara state communities on Sunday.

Many other people were said to have sustained various degrees of injuries during the attack.

According to media reports, at least six mobile policemen were also killed.

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The police were among the 36 victims killed at Dan Umaru village in the Zuru area of Kebbi State.

As of the time of filing this report, the funeral of 27 people had taken place.

Many others who sustained various degrees of injuries were taken to hospitals for treatment.

The terrorists also kidnapped an unspecified number of people and rustled hundreds of cattle during the attack on neighbouring villages.

In Shinkafi, Zamfara State, three people were reportedly killed when the bandits stormed the community.

The police and other security personnel had yet to officially react to the incidents as of the time of filing this report as all efforts to this effect proved abortive.

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