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Terrorists Burn Armoured Vehicle, Kill 3 Persons In Northwest Nigeria

This recent attack comes barely a week after a military Alpha jet was shot down by a terror group in Zamfara State, Northwest Nigeria.

Seven persons have been abducted and three others killed in an attack by terrorists who invaded Dansadau community under Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Northwest Nigeria.

Dansadau community is about 99 Kilometers from Gusau the state capital and is among the hotbeds of abductions and other related crimes in the state.

The attackers were also reported to have set ablaze a military armoured vehicle when they attacked the community at about  2:30 a.m. WAT.  The attack lasted for about four hours till the early hours of Friday.

According to a Channels Television report, a local source was quoted as confirming that an armoured personnel carrier belonging to the Nigerian military was also set ablaze by the attackers.

Police in the state were yet to make any official statement concerning the attack as of the time of filing this report.

Zamfara State has continued to witness a spate of killings by terror groups and abductions for ransom.

According to a recent report, Zamfara State had the most killings from attacks by terrorists in the month of June and may continue if necessary actions are not taken.

This recent attack comes a few days after 100 abducted victims from Manawa village under the Dansadau district were released by terrorists and barely a week after a military Alpha jet was shot down by a terror group in the state.

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