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Terrorists Kill 4, Abduct 18 In Sokoto Village - Police

Posted by Amarachi on Thu 14th Sep, 2023 - tori.ng

The statement further said seven of the earlier abducted persons later escaped from the captors and returned to their community where many residents had already fled for safety.

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The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed an attack on Giyawa village of Goronyo local government area in the eastern senatorial district by bandits leading to the death of four persons.

The Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ahmed Rufai confirmed to Vanguard that eighteen persons were also abducted by the assailants who also carted away other valuables including livestock.

The statement further said seven of the earlier abducted persons later escaped from the captors and returned to their community where many residents had already fled for safety.

Though other sources from the affected community claimed that over thirty persons were abducted, but the police maintained that only eleven persons are still with the attackers.

He said the police were on the trail of the assailants and are making efforts to ensure normalcy  restored in the affected  community.



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