Zamfara Killings: Governor Yari Weeps As Death Toll Hits 222News, News From The State Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Following the horrible killing of women, children and other residents of Yar-galadima village of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state, North West Nigeria, the state Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, broke down in tears on sighting corpses.
Recently, gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers had gone on rampage killing about 222 members of the vigilante group during their meeting.
Governor Yari, during his visit commiserated with the bereaved families, telling them to take heart even as he prays for the dead.
Meanwhile, Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 10, Mamman Sule, who was in company of the Governor and the Zamfara Police Commissioner, debunked the high death toll, insisting that only 79 people died in the dastardly act.
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