The Police have confirmed the lethal assault on a mosque in Zamfara State by bandits.
No fewer than 5 worshippers had been murdered.
On Friday, the assailants stormed a congregational prayer at Dutsen Gari.
The farming group is inside Kanoma District of Maru Native Authorities Space.
The bandits hid close by, ensured the devotees had been seated and listening to the Imam’s sermon earlier than putting.
They arrived the venue with scores of bikes, armed with rifles.
The cleric, Mallam Yahaya, and about 40 others had been initially kidnapped.
Nonetheless, he and a few captives had been freed on Saturday.
Talking to PRNigeria on Sunday, Mohammed Shehu, Public Relations Officer, Zamfara Police Command, mentioned 18 residents had been nonetheless lacking.
Shehu assured that efforts are on to make sure their secure rescue.
Kanoma is repeatedly focused due the variety of wealthy sugarcane farmers in the neighborhood.