At least 20 dead in an attack by armed men in a market in northwestern Nigeria

At least a number of people were killed in the attack by a group of armed men on a market in northwest Nigeria, local sources confirmed to the news portal Present.

The attack actually took place in a market in the town of Ungwan Lalle in the Sabon Birni municipality.

At least 20 dead in an attack by armed men in a market in northwestern Nigeria
At least 20 dead in an attack by armed men in a market in northwestern Nigeria

Bandits stormed the market and sporadically began shooting at anyone in sight, according to Sabon Birni Town Council chairman Abdulahi Tsamaye.

According to the information, numerous people were injured in the attack until the decision of the police authorities.

Many of the attackers are believed to have come from the state of Zamfara after a military attack that drove them to flight a few days ago.

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