Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Raka village of Tangaza Local Government Area in Sokoto State and burnt down many houses and food items before they made away with an undisclosed number of domestic animals.
A 120-year-old woman and five other community members were also killed by the marauders, Daily Post reports.
When contacted on phone, the district head of the area, Alhaji Sa’idu Wakili confirmed the attack, saying that although no one was kidnapped, the bandits burnt down two-thirds of the houses and food items and also rustled cattle.
He urged the federal and state governments to intensify more efforts toward solving the security challenges in the area.
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