DAILY FILE – Suspected armed bandits yesterday killed at least 30 people when they laid siege to Kware community in Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara state, according to sources.
Shinkafi local government has witnessed series of deadly attacks by suspected armed bandits and cattle rustlers.
Sunday’s attack on Kware community is the second in a week, and more than 60 people were killed in the two horrific assaults.
Last Thursday, more than 30 people, largely local vigilantes, were killed by the armed bandits near the community.
Kware community is located 18kilometres east of Shinkafi town.
Residents told Daily Trust that the armed bandits, two days after killing more than 30, returned to the community again firing at them, torching residential houses, shops and motorbikes.
“They circled the community and began to set houses ablaze. They shot dead whoever came out and attempted to escape the carnage; remains of about 30 people had already been buried, we are in a serious trouble as a people, ” a resident, Musa Dan Doki said.
The spokesman of the state police command could not be reached for comment as at the time of filing this report.
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