Bandits kill 15 people inside Zamfara mosque

SUSPECTED bandits invaded a mosque in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara, killing 15 of the worshipers.

The heavily armed bandits struck yesterday when the peaceful worshipers were observing their prayers.

This was disclosed to newsmen by a chief in the Local Government, who pleaded anonymity.

“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,” he said

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

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