No fewer than sixty-six (66) people have been killed in various villages in Kebbi state.
Spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the killing of the people adding that it took place in eight villages of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area.
According to him, though, the police were still counting the number of the dead bodies, it had already dispatched a detachment of the officers and men of the police force to the area to restore calm.
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According to reports, the killing took place in Koro, kimpi, Gaya, Dimi, Zutu, Rafin Gora and Iguenge villages – all in Danko/Wasagu LG area of Kebbi State.
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It was learnt that majority of the people in the affected villages have escaped to the nearby town of Riba for safety.
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