Scattered gunfire rocks and kills 20 in Sokoto — Metro Times Nigeria

Scattered gunfire rocks and kills 20 in Sokoto

Gunmen assaulted a market in Nigeria’s Sokoto state and set fire to a car, killing at least 20 people.

Local officials and a local member of parliament were mentioned by the news agency Reuters on Saturday.

Armed bandits on motorcycles opened fire intermittently, killing numerous individuals, according to Idris Gobir, a special adviser to the police minister in Sokoto.

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He informed Reuters over the phone that at least 20 people had been slaughtered by a huge bunch of thieves. The bodies have been seen and counted. In addition, they set fire to nine automobiles.

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