Bandits on Wednesday attacked a secondary school in Damaga community, Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, forcing students studying at the school to flee.
It was gathered that the gunmen had stormed the community on motorcycles and opened fire immediately.
At least 13 people were reportedly killed in the attack while cows were also rsutled.
“They arrived at the community around 1pm and started shooting people. Students were taking lessons at the Day Secondary School in the community but on sighting the armed criminals, they abandoned the classrooms and scampered for safety”
“As I’m talking to you, the bodies of the victims are being recovered and we have concluded arrangements for their burials,” a resident identified as Musa Damaga told Daily Trust.
When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Muhammad Shehu, simply said: “Give me some time I will get back to you.”