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Bandits invade Sokoto market, kill scores

Suspected armed bandits stormed the Goronyo market in the Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State’s Eastern Senatorial District, killing an undetermined number of people.

The tragedy began on Sunday night, when armed men stormed the market in huge numbers, firing indiscriminately and gunning down numerous people who were going about their nightly business.

At press time, the number of those killed or injured during the incident could not be determined because data were still few.

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When contacted by reporters, the Sokoto State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, said he was yet to receive an official briefing on the incident.

“I’ve not been officially briefed, I will get back to you soonest”, the command’s spokesman said in a text message.

DAILY POST reca med bandits attacked village markets in the state amid military operations in the area.

Less than two weeks ago, no fewer than 20 persons were killed when the assailants attacked the Ungwan Lalle market in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of the state.


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