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Terrorists Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Twenty Persons

Terrorists Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Twenty Persons

Terrorists Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Twenty Persons

Terrorists Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Twenty Persons

Twenty people have reportedly died as a result of a terrorist attack on the village of Duma in Sokoto State’s Tureta Local Government Area.

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The bandits assaulted the village on Wednesday at around 8 a.m., according to a resident who talked to our correspondent under the condition of anonymity. They continued to operate for several hours, terrorizing the villagers and robbing cattle.

The resident went on to say that many of the terrorists arrived on motorbikes and were armed with high-tech weapons, which they used to murder some of their victims.

Terrrorists Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Twenty Persons

Twenty people have reportedly died as a result of a terrorist attack on the village of Duma in Sokoto State’s Tureta Local Government Area.

The bandits assaulted the village on Wednesday at around 8 a.m., according to a resident who talked to our correspondent under the condition of anonymity. They continued to operate for several hours, terrorizing the villagers and robbing cattle.

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The resident went on to say that many of the terrorists arrived on motorbikes and were armed with high-tech weapons, which they used to murder some of their victims.

It was, however, learnt that many of the victims lost their lives while attempting to escape the attack by diving into a river.

Terrrorists Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Twenty Persons

Meanwhile, the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, led a team of security agents and other government functionaries on a condolence visit to the village.

The governor also observed the Juma’at prayers where special prayers were held for the repose of the souls of the victims.

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While narrating their experience to the governor, some of the residents said some youths from the communities were taken away by the bandits who were demanding premium motor spirit in large quantities before the youths would be released.

The Tureta local government area shares a border with Zamfara State and is one of the local government areas in Sokoto that has suffered a series of attacks with many of the travelers abducted.


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