Gunmen suspected to be bandit terrorists have reportedly killed six people and kidnapped many others in the Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
Naija News reports that Tureta shares a border with Zamfara State where the Nigerian military had upper it’s offensive against bandits.
Recall that the Zamfara state government had shut down mobile networks to help operations against the terrorists.
Bandit have continually attacked Sokoto, Niger, Katsina, Zamfara and many other states in North-West and North-Central Nigeria.
It was gathered that the bandit on Thursday around 2am attacked Tureta LGA.
The bandits, according to reports, deceived the unsuspecting members of the community using the Muslim’s call for prayer.
The state Deputy Governor Maniru Dan’iya, on Thursday afternoon visited the area to condole with residents over the incident and reiterated the government’s commitment to end banditry.
He also said that the state government would take care of the medical bills of those injured by the terrorists.