Unknown gunmen struck again on Thursday night when they attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad Asha
The unfortunate attack led to the death of eight members of his entourage.
His officials lost their souls to this deadly attack three policemen and other officials attached to the traditional ruler.
It was learnt that the top monarch waa coming back to Kaura Namoda from Abuja where he graced an event. The traditional ruler was however was not injured.
“SILN said: The emir was traveling back to Zamfara from Abuja with his convoy when he was attacked. He was travelling in his official vehicle with a Toyota Hilux as part of the convoy. He didn’t sustain any injury but we lost eight occupants of the Toyota Hilux.
“The driver, two palace guards, including Sarkin Dogarai, three police escorts, and one traditional tittle holder (Shinfidan Kaura) were all killed by the gunmen,” the report stated.