Bandits on rampage, shoot 20 villagers dead in Sokoto

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Bandits shot 20 people dead in Sokoto

Bandits have invaded a market at Ungwan Lalle in Sabon Birni Local Government Area in Sokoto State and shot 20 villagers dead.

It was gathered that the bandits stormed the market and started shooting sporadically at anyone on sight and successfully gunned down 20 people.

They were said to have arrived the market in large number.

Many people were said to be injured in the attack.

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A former council chairman of Sabon Birni local government, Abdullahi Tsamaye, confirmed the attack to newsmen, according to Channels TV.

The Sokoto State Police Command is yet to issue a statement on the attack.

Several bandits have fled from Zamfara State to Sokoto State after the military’s sustained attack on them, driving them away from the area.