Bandits Raided Some Villages In Sokoto


Bandits were reported to have killed more than 20 persons after attacking some villages in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State.


According to a witness, the bandits entered the area around 5:45 am on Thursday and attacked Kamitau, Dan Tatsako, and Mala Faru villages. The witness added that not less than 20 persons were said to have been killed in one of the villages alone during the attack, daily trust reports.


He said “The bandits attacked Kamitau village after attacking Mala Faru. People of the latter fled to Kamitau where the bandits attacked next. Both the host at Kamitau and those who fled from Mala Faru had to flee to neighbouring villages,”


Police Public Relations Officer, Sokoto Command Abubakar Sadiq confirmed the attack but said he could not give details as at that time.