Bandits Invade Mosque, Killed 15 Worshippers In Zamfara
EKO HOT BLOG reports that bandits on Friday killed atleast eleven worshipers during Jummat prayers in North West of Zamfara State.
The development was confirmed by Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in Lake Chad, Zagazola Makama.
According to Makama, the incident occurred in Ruwan Jema town in Bukkuyum local government area of Zamfara, when the peaceful worshipers were observing their prayers.
He said, “The terrorists, who rode on motorcycles invaded the mosque and opened fire on worshippers, leading to the death of 15 persons on the spot, while many other victims sustained various degrees of injuries.”
A top Journalist in Zamfara @abdul_donjay comfirmed the incident.
This terrorist attack is coming days after the Nigerian military launched massive bombardment of identified hideouts of the terrorist in Zamfara state.
Reports emerging on Tuesday morning said there is panic currently in Zamfara State and its environs over an alleged planned attack by a deadly terrorist group reportedly under the control of bandit kingpin, Bello Turji.
It is claimed in the alarm reportedly raised by residents of the state that Turji’s gangs may be planning to unleash reprisal attacks on Gusau-Sokoto-Zaria roads following the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) bombardment of his camps in Zamfara forest.
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