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Gunmen Attack Community, Murder Three Persons In Sokoto

Gunmen suspected to be bandits murdered three persons, injured others in an attack on Soro community, Binji Local Government Area of the Sokoto State on Monday

While confirming the attack, the state police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ahmad Rufai, disclosed that men of the command with the support of military operatives swiftly moved in and successfully repelled the attack.

The police spokesman said the bandits, out of frustration, set some houses on fire as a result of which three of the residents lost their lives while a few others sustained various degrees of injuries.

Punchng reported that sources in the affected village said the gunmen regrettably successfully abducted several other persons.

“Eight people, who are mostly women were abducted and carried away on motorcycle by the bandits,” a local hunter said.

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