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Around 200 people killed in a bandit attack in Nigeria

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Around 200 people killed in a bandit attack in Nigeria

The army collectively helped people in the burial of those killed in the massacre. However, the state government says that 58 people have died in the attack.

There have been reports of a major massacre in a Nigerian village in which hundreds of people have been killed. According to local media, some armed mobsters opened fire on people in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara, killing an estimated 200 or more people.

According to the reports, the attackers have retaliated with deadly retaliation for the military airstrikes on their bases on Monday. The army collectively helped people in the burial of those killed in the massacre. However, the state government says that 58 people have died in the attack. Umraru Makeri, a resident who lost his wife and three children during the attack, said about 154 people killed was buried. Residents said the total death toll was at least 200.

On Monday, the Nigerian army carried out airstrikes on the hideouts of dacoits in Gusami forest and West Tsamare village of Zamfara state. In which more than 100 dacoits were killed including two of their main leaders. At the same time, the dacoits have taken their revenge by the attacks on these villages.

Stormed eight villages with more than 300 armed attackers on motorcycles and started sporadically firing on Tuesday. At least 30 people were killed in the local government area in Zamfara. Between Tuesday and Thursday night, gunmen on motorcycles reached the village in large numbers and opened fire on villagers, and set houses on fire.

President Muhammadu Buhari said in a statement on Saturday that the military had acquired more equipment to track down and eliminate those criminal gangs. Also said that this attack on innocent people by dacoits shows that they are doing such work out of desperation. Further said that the dacoit is under constant pressure from our army.

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