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Political Clash: One killed ,18 others Injured as APC and PDP youths clashes In Zamfara .

One person was pronounced dead as others allegedly sustained injury during a political clashed by members suspected to be members of All progressives congress,APC and Peoples Democratic Party PDP, in Zamfara state.

This chaotic incident was confirmed by Police public relations officer (PPRO) of the state, SP,Muhammad Shehu , through an SMS messages sent to New Agency of Nigeria ((NAN) in the state capital ,Gusau on Sunday .

Shehu in his messages said: “ Discreet investigation into the case has commenced aimed at ensuring that the perpetrators face full wrath of Law”.

PPRO’s confirmation messages came after APC members claimed that thugs suspected to have been hired by PDP attacked them and Killed one man and left 18 others Injured.
This allegations by APC was however included in a statement issued by MR Yusuf secretary , Publicity secretary in Gusau On Saturday .

Idris said that: “It is highly disheartening and worrisome the attack with firearms perpetrated by PDP thugs.

“The thugs came as the PDP Zamfara Governorship candidate’s boys and shot at innocent youths who were carrying out their monthly sanitation work in GRA area of Gusau, the Zamfara state capital.”

He said that victims were attacked because they were APC supporters.

“We are calling for calm by the good citizens of the state who were angered by the thugs.

“We wish to call on both the state government and security agents to urgently fish out the culprits and bring them to book to prevent reprisals,” he added.

Idris urged security agencies to also uncover how and where the alleged attackers secured such dangerous firearms.

“A stitch in time, saves nine and a word is always enough for the wise,” he said.

Meanwhile, the state Deputy Governor, Sen. Hassan Nasiha, had visited the victims of the attack at the Specialist Hospital, Gusau to ascertain their condition.

Nasiha told newsmen that 18 youths were shot during the attacks.

He confirmed that one life was lost while 18 others sustained various degrees of bullet wounds.