Unidentified gunmen have attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad, killing eight people and injuring others.

The accident, according to an eyewitness who escaped during the attack, said, “The Emir’s convoy was ambushed by the suspected gunmen along Zaria-Funtua highway while returning to Gusau from Abuja.

“The Emir was coming back to Zamfara from Abuja in the midnight in a convoy of his official vehicles.”