Some of the victims of the massacre in Zamfara state (Photo:NationalHelm)
More than 26 people were reportedly killed after armed bandits invaded two villages in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Thursday, Apri 12, 2018.
It was gathered that the assailants reportedly attacked a mining site at Kuru-kuru village ambushing some people from the neighbouring Jarkuka village as they mobilised to bring help to Kuru-kuru.
Over 26 people who died were reportedly killed at the mining site.
It was gathered that when residents from the nearby Jarkuka came later to join the Kuru-kuru survivors in burying the dead, the gunmen attacked again, and killed more people.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident.
“We are aware of the attack but I cannot give you details now until my commissioner is fully briefed”, Shehu told NAN.
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