Bandits kill three soldiers, injure others in Zamfara

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Bandits on Wednesday night ambushed soldiers who were on patrol near Dolen-Kaura village of Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing three while others sustained injuries.

A source who confirmed the incident to the Punch said, 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, but Unknown to them the bandits already stationed their men in the bush.

“The bandits laid an ambush and attacked the vehicle conveying the military personnel, killing three of them and wounded one.

The team leader, a major, gave his contacts and that of other soldiers to residents to call them if they ever came under attack.

“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,” the source added.

 

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