No fewer than 66 people have been killed by bandits in various villages in Kebbi State.
Spokesperson of the Kebbi State Police Command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar confirmed the killings.
He said the victims were murdered in eight villages of Danko/ Wasagu Local Government area.
According to him, though the Police were still counting the number of dead bodies, it had already dispatched a detachment of Officers and men to restore calm.
It was gathered that the killings took place in Koro, Kimpi, Gaya, Dimi, Zutu, Rafin Gora and Iguenge Villages.
It was also revealed that majority of the survivors in the affected villages have fled to the nearby town of Riba.