Bandits invade mosque, kill 15 worshippers in Zamfara

Terrorists reportedly opened fire on worshipers during Jummat prayers in Zamfara State’s northwestern region on Friday, killing at least 15 people.

The incident occurred in Ruwan Jema town, Bukkuyum Local Government Area, Zamfara, when peaceful worshipers were observing their prayers, according to reports.

A source said “The terrorists, who rode on motorcycles invaded the mosque and opened fire on worshippers, leading to the death of 15 persons on the spot, while many other victims sustained various degrees of injuries.”

This is coming as the Nigerian military launches massive bombardment of identified hideouts of the terrorists in Zamfara State.

The police are yet to confirm the said attack.

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