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Gunmen attack FRSC Zamfara Command, kill one officer, kidnap another


Some unidentified Gunmen invaded the FRSC Zamfara Command office in Tsafe on Thursday, killing one officer.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that hoodlums numbering over 20 stormed the premises of the command on motorcycles at about 10 a.m. and opened fire on the FRSC personnel.
“There was confusion as sounds of gunshots rented the air, while the road safety officials around scampered for safety in different directions,” a witness said.
One of the gunmen was killed by Soldiers who immediately mobilised to the scene as others escaped, leaving their motorcycles behind.
The FRSC Public Education Officer and Spokesman, Mr Bisi Kazeem, while confirming the incident, said one officer is still missing.
“It is true that our command in Tsafe, Zamfara, was attacked this morning.
“A Deputy Route Commander of the FRSC was killed by the hoodlums while other staff escaped with one still missing.”
He said the Police and the Army were investigating the incident adding that the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, condemned the “unprovoked” attack and called for calm among officials and the general public.
“He is confident that both the police and the army will bring the perpetrators to justice.
“The corps marshal has also reassured officers and men of the corps of their security and safety anywhere in the country,” he said.

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