Nigeria (IP) – Armed men have attacked Kwashabawa village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, In northwestern Nigeria, killed at least 20 people, and set the whole village ablaze around 12:15 pm Friday.

Iran PressAfrica: Malam Yakubu Zurmi, a journalist who fled Zurmi Local Government to Kaduna State, told Iran Press that his elder brother, grandson, and neighbor were among the people killed by the bandits.

Another source said the terrorist bandits also took away more than 50 people, including women and children.

The bandits also removed some traditional leaders in several communities in the state, replaced them with the armed group leaders, and asked people to pay levies, and warned them of "consequences" if they refused to do so.

On Thursday, the terrorist bandits in Magami Community in Gusau, capital of the state, burnt unharvested farms on farmlands after accusing people of not paying the taxes.


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