Bandits kill three soldiers in Zamfara

Bandits kill three soldiers in Zamfara

Bandits have reportedly killed three soldiers in an attack carried out near Dolen-Kaura village of Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State.


An eyewitness told Punch that the soldiers were killed on Wednesday night September 28, after bandits ambushed their vehicle. 


It was gathered that the military personnel got intelligence information that the bandits were planning to attack Kada-mutsa village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state and they were deployed to foil the attack.


Unfortunately, the bandits also got information that the soldiers were coming to attack them.


The source gave the name of the team leader who was killed as ‘Major Emos”, describing him as a gallant military officer.


He said; 


“He was a gallant military officer who dedicated his life to defend the lives of the people of the Kaura-namoda local government area.

“The deceased was always available on distress call whenever there was bandits’ attack within the area.

“His death is a great loss not only to the people of Kaura-namoda local government but the entire state.”

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