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Police deploy more personnel to Zamfara to quell renewed attack


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The police command in Zamfara says it has deployed another police unit to Magami village in Maradun local government area where bandits killed a number of persons on Saturday.

The unit comprises Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorist Unit, CTU and the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS.

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A statement signed by the command spokesman, Mohammed Shehu, in Gusau on Sunday said the personnel would complement efforts of the police and other security operatives already on ground.

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While condolling with families of the deceased who were killed by the bandits, Mr Shehu said the additional team had since arrived the area and had joined in the trail of the attackers.

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He added that all security agencies in the state would continue to work jointly until lasting peace was attained.

NAN also reports that the burial of those killed was witnessed by the acting governor, Sanusi Rikiji, security chiefs in the state, traditional rulers and other sympathizers on Sunday afternoon.

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