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Scores of Bandits Killed as Rival Gangs Clash

There was a deadly face-off between two rival bandit groups in Tsafe county of Zamfara State on Sunday [Feb. 25]. An unspecified number of bandits from both sides were killed in the clash.

As reported by Zagazola Makama, the gunfight started at 7:00 a.m. local time and lasted for several hours.

The Chad Basin security and counter-insurgency expert said the clash was between the Kachallah Mai Yankuzu and Dogo Balli gangs who terrorize Gusau and Tsafe counties.

“Dogo Balli mobilized his loyal fighters to launch a surprise attack on the hideout of the rival gang,” the local media said. What led to the bloody encounter has not been reported.

Ezinwanne Onwuka reports for TruthNigeria from Abuja.

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