Bandits kill over 20 in Sokoto village


No fewer than 20 people have been reportedly killed following a terrorist attack on Duma village in Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State. 

One of the residents who spoke with our correspondent on condition of anonymity says the bandits attacked the village as early as 8:00 am on Wednesday and stayed till 7:00 pm terrorising locals and rustling livestock. 

The resident further said the said terrorists turned out in large numbers, using motorcycles and carrying sophisticated weapons, which they used to kill some of their victims. 

He, however, confirmed that over 20 of the victims lost their lives attempting to escape the attack by diving into the river, where most of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune