Nine individuals have been killed and 6 others kidnapped by suspected bandits in some villages throughout the Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
It was gathered that the bandits killed eight males and one lady throughout the three villages that have been attacked.
The villages attacked by the suspected bandits are Bejingo, Dantudu, and Tulutu, all in Birjin ward, The Punch experiences.
The bandits reportedly carted away herds of cattle belonging to the villagers in the course of the assault on Saturday.
Corpses of the deceased have been buried in keeping with Islamic rites.
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