Gunmen Killed 1, Kidnapped Traditional Ruler With His 3 Wives, 4 Others In Zamfara State


No fewer than eight persons have been kidnapped and one person killed in a latest bandits attack in Zamfara State.

According to DAILY POST, the incident happened in Yankaba district of Kaura Local Government Area.

Involved in the incident was Yanbamka district head, Alhaji Buhari Ammani who was kidnapped alongside his three wives and his 13-old-son, at about 1: 30 am.

Sources close to the district hinted that a young man whose name was given as Siddi Abubakar was killed by the bandits while the names of the three wives were given as Jumai, Asmau and Lami and the name of the 13-year-old boy was given as Kabiru.

According to some of the villagers who spoke with newsmen, there was no presence of security operatives until the bandits finished their dastard operations, stressing that most of the villagers have deserted the district to the urban areas.


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