Police in Kebbi State has hinted that about 66 people were killed by bandits in Danko-Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, said the massacre took place on Thursday in eight villages of the council.
He said, though the police were still counting the number of the dead, but the state police command had already dispatched a detachment of the officers and men of the police force to the area.
He added that , “The killing took place in Koro, kimpi, Gaya, Dimi, Zutu, Rafin Gora and Iguenge villages, all in Danko/Wasagu LGA of Kebbi State.”
We gathered that majority of the people of the affected villages have escaped to the nearby town of Riba for safety.