MANY BANDITS INJURED AS POLICE FOIL ROBBERY ATTACK ALONG GUSAU - SOKOTO ROAD IN BAKURA LGA OF ZAMFARA STATE
The Zamfara State Police Command on Sunday foiled an Armed Robbery attack by a large number of suspected armed bandits along Gusau - Sokoto Road, near Dogon Karfe in Bakura LGA of Zamfara State.
Recall, Eons Intelligence had alerted residents in the area that armed bandits blocked the Sokoto-Zamfara highway, admonishing commuters to avoid the area and use alternative routes.
The attack, which was planned to rob innocent commuters of their valuables, was foiled by security operatives deployed to secure the road against all assailants.
The security team engaged the assailants in a gun battle. During the encounter that lasted for hours, many bandits were severely injured while others escaped with gunshot wounds into a nearby forest.
They however managed to evacuate the corpses due to their large number that was believed to be around 200.
Eons Intelligence confirms that the road is now clear for motorists and commuters, even as security operatives have commenced a search for the fleeing criminals.