By Adam Muhammad, Gusau
Group of armed terrorists over 50 riding motorcycles have besieged Zurmi town the headquarters of Zurmi local government area in Zamfara state killed one person Mubarak Haruna, abducted 9 people including nursing mother and her husband.
Narrating their ordeal, resident in the area who was narrowly escaped from attack also in an anonymity condition, told our correspondent via telephone interview that the bandits stormed the town around 9:00pm on Monday.
According to him, the bandits attacked Zawiyya area behind emir of Zurmi house, killed one person Mubarak Haruna who resisted to be kidnap during the attack.
“As I am talking to you now, the bandits abducted nine of our people to forest during attack including nursing mother and her husband”. He said
Those kidnapped according to him included one Zakariyau zawuya, Alawi Tijjani, Umar Ibrahim, Nasiru Ibrahim, Uwaisu Abubakar, Abubakar Bindin, Saminu Liman and Safiya Zakariyau a nursing Mother and her Baby.
He added that the bandits shot two people Malam Mande Nagero and Gado Talanbo during the attack.
According to him, the bandits last Saturday invaded some communities of Gidan Shaho, Nasarawa, Kadamutsa and Dada closed to Zurmi town were four people have been killed and kidnapped many.
“We are encountering series of attacks almost on daily basis in our area and unfortunately no action has been taken by the authorities concerned to mitigate these dreaded terrorists in our area”. He said
When contacted, the state police command spokes person Asp Yazeed Abubakar by our correspondent said he is out of the state.