Gunmen abduct 50 people, kill four others in Zamfara


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By Ishaq Zaki

Gunmen have raided Goran Namaye town in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, abducted 50 people and killed four persons.

The Police Command in Zamfara disclosed this on Monday.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, who disclosed this in Gusau said the attackers came in large number.

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He said they invaded the town around midnight on Sunday, killing four persons and abducting 50 others.

Shehu said that the police tactical operatives had been deployed to the area.

According to him, CP Yakubu Elkana, has ordered  immediate search and rescue operation for  the victims.

The PPRO said that the CP had urged the residents of the area to remain calm as the command was working with other security agencies to maintain law and order in the area.

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