Four people have been confirmed dead following an attack launched by bandits in Gidan Goga Village in Maradun LGA in Zamfara State.
The state police spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu told newsmen that the incident which also left many others injured occurred on Thursday afternoon.
Shehu also disclosed that the police officers led by the DPO in Maradun responded to the distress call and arrived at the village to forestall a further attack on the neighbouring villages.
“Bandits fled before the arrival of the joint security operatives. Unfortunately, four people were killed by the bandits while three others were injured. Victims are now responding to treatment at Federal Medical Centre, Gusau,”
The police spokesperson also disclosed that security has been beefed up in the area.