Anxiety as bandits set petrol tanker ablaze in Zamfara
There was anxiety on Tuesday as suspected armed bandits opened fire on a tanker laden with premium motor spirit known as petrol in Dansadau area in Maru local government area of Zamfara State.
it was gathered that the vehicle was conveying the product to a filling station located within the Maru community.
According to eye witnesses, the tanker was attacked along the old military check points close to Yargaladima village.
The driver and two others in the vehicle escaped to the bush.
Other vehicles including a Canter Mitsubishi, and were also attacked at the same point.
Some of the passengers sustained injuries during the incident and had to trek on foot for several kilometers to reach their destination in Dansadau.