Thirteen police officers were feared killed by bandits in Kurar-mota village of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The police officers from the Mobile Force were reportedly ambushed by bandits near Kurar-mota village on Sunday when they went there in their patrol vehicles.
“The police officers were passing through the area not knowing that, the bandits were hiding in the bush who opened fire, killing 13 of the Mobile Police and injured several others,” an eye witness said.
He added that he saw their dead bodies being evacuated to Gusau town, the state capital.
“I was in Magami town today (Sunday) when I saw some Vehicles carrying the dead bodies of the police officers,” the source added.