Unknown bandits have reportedly killed Forty people in fresh attacks in Zamfara state, 24 hours after Governor Abdulaziz Yari threatened to deal with bandits operating in the state.
According to reports, the fresh attacks occurred on Sunday afternoon in Danjibga and other communities, in Shinkafi and Anka local government areas.
The Police Public Relation Officer in Zamfara State, Muhammad Shehu, confirmed the report but could not ascertain the number of deaths and the extent of damage in the affected areas.
When addressing reporters on Monday, Shehu disclosed that a news conference will be held later on the incident.
In reaction to the attacks, Governor Yari directed security agencies to unmask those behind such attacks and bring them to justice.