The Emir of Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad Asha has escaped death after he was being attacked by gunmen alongside zaria-Funtua road on Thursday.
During the incident, two palace guards were killed, his driver, three policemen and two others also lost their lives to the attack.
Sources close to Kaura-Namoda Emirate Council told Tribune Online that the Emir’s convoy was ambushed while he was on his way from Abuja to Zamfara State.
According to the sources, the Emir was in his official vehicle with a Toyota Hilux forming part of the convoy, he didn’t sustain any injury but eight occupants of the Toyota Hilux including the driver, two palace guards, three police escorts and two traditional title holder, they were all killed by the gunmen.
It was also gathered that Kaura Namoda Emirate Council has made an arrangements to convey the bodies of those killed for burial later today.