At least 14 folks have been killed after suspected bandits invaded Babban Rafi village in Zamfara State.
The assault, which occurred on Thursday in Gummi Local Government Area of the state, additionally left many different villagers injured.
The bandits had been stated to have stormed the village with over forty motorbikes within the early hours of the day and opened hearth on residents who had been nonetheless indoors.
During the invasion, the assailants carted away with a number of valuables from the villagers, together with cash, cellphones, and livestock amongst others.
When contacted, the police authorities within the state confirmed the assault and casualty determine to Channels Television.
The Public Relations Officer in Zamfara, Mohammed Shehu, revealed that the bandits who had been in massive numbers invaded Babban Rafi village from neighbouring Kebbi State.
According to him, the bandits opened hearth on the residents throughout the invasion, a state of affairs which he stated resulted within the loss of life of 14 folks.
Shehu, nonetheless, stated a mixed group of operatives of the Police Mobile Force, (*14*)-Terrorism Unit, and Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police have been deployed within the village.
He added that the safety operatives have been charged to go after the perpetrators and apprehend them with the intention to deliver them to e book.
The public relations officer famous that the operatives, hooked up to “Operation Puff Adder” together with troopers from “Operation Hadarin Daji”, had been additionally mobilised to forestall additional assault on neighbouring villages.