Bandits attack villages in Sokoto, kill nine

 



Nine people were killed and six others were abducted by suspected bandits within the Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

Report from the area indicated that among those killed by the bandits across three villages are eight men and one woman.

The villages attacked by the suspected bandits are Bejingo, Dantudu, and Tulutu, all in Birjin ward.

The bandits also carted away herds of cattle belonging to the villagers during the attack on Saturday.

Corpses of the deceased had been buried according to Islamic rites.

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