At least 19 people have been reported killed as bandits raided Kuryar Madaro village in Zamfara State, Nigeria, Tuesday night.

Iran PressAfrica: More than 20 people have been killed by terrorist armed bandits who attack Madaro village in Kauran Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The attack comes barely 24 hours after the police commissioner in the state, Ayuba Elkana, visited special force operatives posted to strategic locations on the Shinkafi-Kaura Namoda road.

Muhammad Abdullahi Aliyu a resident of Kauran Namoda Local Government told Iran Press correspondent that the attack which took place on Tuesday around 4:15 pm leaves 20 people dead while scores wounded.

The heavenly armed bandits also burnt Police station, cars, houses, shops and foodstuff belonging to people.

Kuryar Madaro is in Kaura Namoda local government area but shares boundaries with Zurmi and Shinkafi, two of the local government areas worst hit by banditry in the state. 219