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Bandits kill 7, abduct 5 in fresh Sokoto attacks



Seven persons were killed and five others abducted in separate bandits’ attacks in four different communities in Goronyo and Sabon Birni Local Government Areas of Sokoto State.

The communities attacked include Bare, Kagara, Kojiyo in Goronyo LGA and Faji village in Sabon Birni LGA

The bandits reportedly killed six persons in Bare and one in Kagara and also broke into shops and looted some assorted goods.

The Chairman of Goronyo Local Government Council, Abdulwahab Goronyo, who confirmed the attack, said the bandits also rustled several livestock in the villages.

Goronyo explained that the attacks happened around 4pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

At Faji village, the bandits were said to have abducted five persons including a man and his two wives.

The abducted persons are Alhaji Yusuf, Suwaiba Isa, Dagumi and his two wives.

The victims were laid to rest on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

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