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Bandits Kill 11 And Kidnap Several In Sokoto Village

Bandits Kill 11 And Kidnap Several In Sokoto Village

Bandits Kill 11 And Kidnap Several In Sokoto Village

Bandits Kill 11 And Kidnap Several In Sokoto Village

According to reports, 11 people were slain when bandits attacked Buwade village in Sokoto State’s Illela Local Government Area.

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Abdullahi Haruna Illela, a former local government area chairman who verified the incident to Daily Trust, claimed that the bandits also kidnapped a number of people in the villages of Buwade and Dambo.

After the Isha Prayer on Tuesday, August 9, at 8 p.m., the bandits entered Buwade and began intermittently shooting, according to Haruna.

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“Eleven people were confirmed dead while several others were injured. The two villages which were closed to each other are all deserted. Some of the residents fled to Illela town, some to Gwadabawa while some are now in Sokoto,” he said.

Bandits Kill 11 And Kidnap Several In Sokoto Village

The ex-chairman, however, said he was not aware of an attack on the Illela International Market.

“I don’t hear anything like that but I know they rustled livestock from the two villages they attacked,” he said.

Meanwhile, the chairman of Illela local government, engineer Aliyu Salihu Illela, on Wednesday, visited the community to condole with the families of the victims.

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He was accompanied by the D.P.O Illela Division, PDP Chairman of Illela, Alh. Abubakar Sulaiman Illela, among others.

Bandits attack Sokoto village, kill eleven and abduct many

Bandits attack Sokoto village, kill eleven and abduct many

Bandits attack Sokoto village, kill eleven and abduct many


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