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Gunmen murder 20 in Zamfara

09 December 2015, 15:05

Lagos – A group of unidentified gunmen stormed the village of Mashema in Zamfara State on Monday, killing 20 people.

A witness said to Leadership that the gunmen are assumed to be cattle rustlers as they chanted “we will drive away the cows by all means.”

The villagers saw the retreat of the gunmen as a ‘divine intervention’ as they had no security to defend them.

Also Read: Police confirm four dead as gunmen attack Zamfara village

Abdulmalik Zubairu, a member of the House of Representatives, commented that he was deeply disturbed by the incident and it was one of the worst in the state in recent times.

Read more at Leadership

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