Gunmen suspected to be bandits, yesterday opened fireplace at Yartashar Sahabi Market, underneath Dansadau Emirate in Maru Native Authorities space of Zamfara State, killing one individual, injured many, and set the market ablaze.
An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, mentioned the bandits stormed the market sq., started taking pictures sporadically on air.
He defined that in the course of the assault, many individuals have been injured whereas making an attempt to flee from the bandits.
In line with him, some residents locked themselves inside their homes, whereas the bandits went away with meals objects value tens of millions of naira belonging to the merchants, after which they set the market ablaze.
“The bandits after looting some meals objects set virtually all of the stalls of the market, together with some provisions belonging to merchants on fireplace and ran to the bush as they sighted the Cell Police hooked up to Operation Puff Adder,” the supply hinted.
DAILY POST stories that Governor Matawalle had final yr initiated reconciliation course of with bandit teams, however some bandits are but to embrace the peace and reconciliation initiative.
In the meantime, efforts to succeed in the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state police command, SP. Muhammad Shehu proved abortive as his phone line was switched off.
One killed as bandits assault Zamfara, set market ablaze