5 soldiers killed as armed bandits ambush Nigerian Security force OpenCategory: Violent Attacks
Time: 14 Oct 21, 02:08PM
Address: Tsafe local government Secretariat, Tsafe, Nigeria
Reported by: Saliu Juliana
Suspected armed bandits killed at least five soldiers in an ambush on their vehicle at Wanzamai community in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Wanzamai community is located just 60 km south of Gusau, the state capital, and had suffered a series of attacks by the bandits in the past. The state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, confirmed the attack in an interview, The soldiers were responding to a distress call when the criminals opened fire on their vehicles. The armed men reportedly made away with the rifles of the slain soldiers.