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One person shot dead as government delegation run into groups of gunmen

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One person has been reportedly killed after two suspected bandit groups fighting for supremacy at Dogon Karfe, Gidan Jaja along Zurmi-Jibiya road in Zurmi local government, attacked the convoy of Abubakar Dauran, the Zamfara State Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs.

The information was disclosed by the Zamfara state Police spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu in a press release on November 9.

The reflector gathered that the bandits attacked the commissioner on his way from Katsina State where he went to hand over the 26 kidnapped minors rescued by Zamfara State to the state government.

According to Shehu, a driver attached to the delegation died in the attack.

He said that Police operatives and some Military personnel rushed to the scene to boast the existing escort of the delegation.

He also said that security operatives will continue to do their best to make sure that the lives and property of citizens are protected and not in anyway in harms way

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