Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked a Mosque in Zamfara state during prayers, killing at least 15 peaceful worshippers.
It was gathered that the incident occurred in Ruwan Jema town in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara, when the peaceful worshipers were observing their prayers.
A source said “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.”
The development is coming after the Nigerian military launches massive bombardment of identified hideouts of the terrorists in Zamfara State.
The police command in the state was yet to confirm the latest attack.