Gunmen, suspected to be bandits, on Saturday, June 8, 2019, killed no fewer than 18 persons across villages in Rabah local government area, eastern axis of Sokoto.
The incident, which also left four others with various degrees of major injuries, is one of the most recent dastardly attacks in the state.
Lawal Maidoki, the chairman, Zakkat and Endowment Commission and member, state committee on Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, disclosed these to journalists on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
It was learnt the council chairman and a team of joint security operatives have been to Rakumni, Tsage and Kalgo for rescue operation.
Similar deadly attacks were carried out across 8 villages in Rabah local government last year with several people killed and displaced.
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