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Many Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Zamfara Emir




At least six people have been reportedly killed in an attack on the Emir of Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State.

According to reports, the emir, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad Asha, escaped the attack despite the attack by the gunmen.

Alhaji Asha was attacked along Zaria-Funtua road on Thursday night, December 17.

Zamfara emir escapes death as gunmen attack, kill Driver, palace guards, 3 Police Escorts, 2 Others

Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad Asha

While he was able to escape, two of his palace guard, three police escorts, and two other civilians were killed during the attack.

According to a source close to Kaura-Namoda Emirate Council, the emir’s convoy was ambushed while the he was on his way from Abuja to Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State. The unfortunate incident forced the northern ruler to spend the night at Funtua police station.

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