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Terrorists Kill 5, Cut Off 13-Year-Old Girl’s Hand In Zamfara

The attack took place on Friday, May 27 in Bugundu LGA of Zamfara State, Northwest Nigeria.

Terrorists killed three persons and cut off a 13-year-old girl’s hand in Keku village, Bungudu Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State, Northwest Nigeria. 

The attack took place on Friday, May 27 at around 9 a.m. WAT.

Those killed include “Kabiru Tambayu, 27, Maryam, 49, Hambali and Ahmadu, 53, at Gidan Matsa area”, Kasimu Muhammad, a resident of Kekun Wajje said. Hajara, the 13-year-old, later died at Bugundu General Hospital due to severe bleeding, Kabiru Kasimu, a relative, told HumAngle.

Other injured persons were also rushed to Bungudu General Hospital.

However, a few hours after the incident, State Chairman, Zamfara Circle Community Initiative, Dr. Al-Amin Muhammad Tsafe and his entourage were at the hospital where he ordered for the referral of the affected victims to the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.

A victim of the attack. Photo: Walin Rawayya.

When HumAngle contacted Mamma Ibrahim Tsafe, Zamfara State Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, he declined any comment and directed our reporter to the Sole Administrator of Bungudu LGA.

SP Muhammed Shehu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) could not be reached at the time this report was filed.


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