Seven soldiers have been reportedly killed in an ambush by bandits in Zamfara State.
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on July 26, 2023
Seven soldiers have been reportedly killed in an ambush by bandits in Zamfara State.The bandits were said to have attacked the Kangon Garacce community under the Dangulbi district of the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Monday afternoon, killing several residents.
A resident of Dangulbi community, Lawal Dangulbi told journalists that the troops were responding to a distress call about the attack on the community when they fell into the bandits’ ambush.
According to him, no fewer than 20 residents of the community were killed during the attack.
Although the Nigerian Army authorities in Zamfara State have yet to comment on the incident, a security source who is familiar with the situation but preferred anonymity confirmed the attack.
He said seven officers of the Nigerian Army were killed during the attack on Monday.