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Terrorists kill nine, abduct eight people in Sokoto village

terrorists in the northern state of Sokoto on Saturday killed nine people and abducted six others in the Goronyo Local Government Area of the State.

Those killed in the three villages in Birjin ward, according to reports, were eight men and one woman.

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

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The bandits also carted away herds of cattle belonging to the villagers.

Those killed had been buried according to Islamic rites.

The Sokoto State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, said the command had yet to receive a full briefing on the attacks.

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