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Terrorists Return To Nahuce Of Zamfara State With Full Force

Residents of Zamfara State have lamented over the security situation of different towns and villages of Nahuce Local Government.

A source told HumAngle that the terrorists have recently returned to the village destroying lives and properties.

On Monday, September 7, the terrorist attacked two different towns of Yar Kaita and Garka area of the Nahuce in which they killed one person, kidnapped three youths and injured many others.

A call recording received by HumAngle heard one of the terrorists demanding a 100 million naira before they could release the kidnapped.

The people of Nahuce said the terrorists mostly come in the midnight to attack an identified target.

On September 11, 2018, the first attack in the Sabon Gari area of the local government was recorded in which Alhaji Ibrahim Sanko suffered the major casualty.

They returned to the Yar Kaita area and destroyed the properties of Alhaji Yusuf Na’abu on July 22, 2020.

Another attack was at the residence of Alh Badamasi Nahutawa Petroleum on August 6, 2020, at Sabon Gari Area of Nahuche.

Attacks continue in many parts of Zamfara State despite efforts by the State Government to reconcile with the terrorists.

The people of Zamfara have lamented that the reconciliation with the terrorists is not yielding any positive result and asked the government to reconsider its decision.

The State Governor Bello Matawalle was reported on June 21, 2020, to have said that he does not regret reconciling with the terrorists.

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Aliyu Dahiru

Aliyu is an Assistant Editor at HumAngle and Head of the Radicalism and Extremism Desk. He has years of experience researching misinformation and influence operations. He is passionate about analysing jihadism in Africa and has published several articles on the topic. His work has been featured in various local and international publications.

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