50 people abducted by gunmen in Goran Namaye Village of Zamfara State

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Gunmen suspected to be bandits have raided Goran Namaye village in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, abducting 50 people and killing four persons.

The Police Command in Zamfara State made this known on Monday, August 23, 2021.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Muhammad Shehu, who is the Command's Public Relation Officer, disclosed this in Gusau, the state capital, saying the attackers came in large number.

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

The PRO of Police said that the police tactical operatives had been deployed to the area.

He further stated that the Commissioner of Police(CP), Yakubu Elkana, has ordered immediate search and rescue operation for the victims.

Shehu maintained 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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