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Bandits kill one, abduct six others in Sokoto

Bandits kill one, abduct six others in Sokoto

Unknown gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the early hours of Tuesday attacked Tursa village in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State, killing at least one person and kidnapping six persons from the village.

Confirming the development to newsmen on Tuesday morning in Sokoto, the State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ahmed Rufai, said the incident happened at midnight on Tuesday.

Rufai said, “The gunmen entered the village and set ablaze a room and burnt down the one person inside.

“They also burnt down two motorcycles in the process and kidnapped six persons while an undisclosed number of cows were also rustled in the process.”

He further promised to give more updates on the incident later, assuring that the state commissioner of police had ordered the manhunt of the suspected criminals.

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