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Gunmen kill man, abduct wife, neighbour in Zamfara

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A gunmen assault in Buluku, on the outskirts of Gusau Native Authorities Space in Zamfara State, has resulted within the tragic loss of life of Ashiru Nagoma and the kidnapping of his spouse and neighbour.

The Zamfara State Police Command confirmed the incident, with ASP Yazid Abubakar conveying the small print to reporters on Tuesday.

Based on Abubakar, the assailants focused Nagoma, and when he resisted, they mercilessly killed him earlier than abducting his spouse and neighbour.

Nevertheless, experiences from a Maiduguri-based safety knowledgeable, Zagazola Makama, additionally disclosed that bandits infiltrated Gusau city through the early hours of Tuesday, round 2 am, and kidnapped quite a few worshippers from a mosque whereas they had been engaged in tahajjud (midnight) prayers.

DAILY POST had reported that bandits on Tuesday attacked a mosque in Gusau, capital of Zamfara State, and kidnapped scores of worshippers because the Muslim trustworthy had been observing the well-known congregational prayer, Tahajjud.

Responding to the distressing occasions, Abubakar reiterated that the bandits’ major goal was Nagoma, stating that the mosque was not assaulted through the assault.

He assured the general public that rescue efforts had been underway, with authorities striving to carry the perpetrators to justice and safe the protected return of the kidnapped victims.

“The bandits didn’t assault the mosque. That they had a goal, and it was the person that was attacked. His spouse and neighbour had been kidnapped.

“Our rescue workforce is on prime of the state of affairs and is making frantic efforts to ensure that the perpetrators are delivered to ebook and the kidnapped victims are rescued. An investigation can be ongoing,” he maintained.

Recall {that a} related incident occurred in February when some gunmen kidnapped worshippers from a mosque in Tsafe city in Zamfara State.

Eyewitnesses, merely recognized as Garba, recounted the fear inflicted by the bandits, who stormed the mosque through the morning prayer, instilling concern and forcibly taking away unsuspecting people.

Garba said, ”We had been about to start out the morning prayer right now, Thursday, when all of the sudden they (bandits) entered the mosque and directed everyone to exit and comply with them.

“All people scampered for security, however the bandits blocked in all places and warned us that they’d kill anyone who tried to run away.”

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